Date: Mar 26, 2013 4:53 PM
Author: fom
Subject: Re: Matheology § 224

On 3/26/2013 2:41 PM, Virgil wrote:
> In article
> <f44274da-1a9e-4808-a1f6-1b253ff35372@z18g2000yqb.googlegroups.com>,
> WM <mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:
>

>> On 26 Mrz., 00:08, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:
>>> In article
>>> <efb405f6-8b50-4aff-a689-501d4a3da...@l9g2000yqp.googlegroups.com>,
>>>
>>> WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

>>>> On 25 Mrz., 21:43, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> 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.
>>>
>>> It is also unnecessary, which is how the boredom arose.

>>
>> If uncountably many real numbers should be distinguished ort be
>> applied for any mathematical reason, then all infinitely many digits
>> of each of them have to be written

>
> There are sufficient proofs that there must be more reals than names for
> them, so that while they must exist, most of them are forever unnameable.
>
> Such existence is certainly no less believable than that in gods,
> angels, demons, life after death, etc.
>
>


And, certainly, more believable than WM.