Date: Feb 16, 2013 4:25 PM
Author: Virgil
Subject: Re: Matheology � 222 Back to the roots
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WM <mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

> On 15 Feb., 23:21, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> 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.

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