Date: Mar 25, 2013 5:40 PM
Author: fom
Subject: Re: Matheology § 224

On 3/25/2013 4:36 PM, WM wrote:
> On 25 Mrz., 21:43, Virgil <> wrote:

>>> That is the question too. Why has never anybody written the complete
>>> decimal- or binary expansion of a periodic rational?

>> Everyone who tried died of boredom before finishing.

> In brief: It is impossible.

>> No one has ever written down an actual number rather than the name of,
>> or numeral for, that number, so according to WM's thesis, we might as
>> well ignore all numbers entirely, as we never actually deal with them
>> directly.

> No. We deal with irrational numbers by using their names. Alas, the
> set of names is countable.

So what. That simply means that you cannot name
all the constituents of your sensory experience.

Do you deny your sensory experience?