Date: Mar 26, 2013 4:49 PM
Author: mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
Subject: Re: Matheology § 224

On 26 Mrz., 21:04, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:
> In article
> <bca277a3-1edb-4ad9-9abe-a24df4e23...@m12g2000yqp.googlegroups.com>,
>
>  WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

> > On 26 Mrz., 00:08, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:
>
> > > > No. We deal with irrational numbers by using their names.
>
> > > We deal with ALL numbers by using various forms of their names.
>
> > And there are only countably many names that we can deal with.
>
> That only means that we cannot deal directly or individually with any of
> those many unnamed and unnameable real numbers. It does not mean that
> they are not there. That is a flaw in our language, not in the number
> system.


No it is the flaw in your brains.
Of course every proof and every Cantor list deliver one or more but at
most a countable set of named diagonals. Never has any proof shown an
uncountable real or given any hint to surmise that.

Regards, WM