Date: Feb 16, 2013 4:25 PM
Author: Virgil
Subject: Re: Matheology � 222 Back to the roots

In article 
WM <> wrote:

> On 15 Feb., 23:21, Virgil <> wrote:

> >  What WM declares "obvious" in in his woozy world of Wolkenmuekenheim is
> > far too often easily seen to be false everywhere else.

> First consider the lines of the list.
> Do you think that there is a line longer than every line?
> Then consider the diagonal and remember, that it has no digit that is
> outside of every line.

For every finite line, the diagonal has a digit outside THAT line.

For any list of lines over an alphabet of more than one character, there
is a "diagonal" not listed in that list.

> > Given any list of such lines over any finite alphabet, Cantor has shown
> > that there are lines on that same alphabet not in that list.

> Cantor has played this sleight of hand and has succeeded in
> proselytizing a big herd.

Whereas WM's sleight of hand proselytizes no one but himself.