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

In article 
<4e82b009-9460-46c6-aeaa-dec3dd1f2e94@7g2000yqy.googlegroups.com>,
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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