Date: Apr 1, 2013 4:17 PM Author: David Petry Subject: Re: Mathematics and the Roots of Postmodern Thought On Monday, April 1, 2013 12:42:45 PM UTC-7, fom wrote:

> So, what do you mean when you say "go to zero"?

(Paraphrasing Gauss) "The notion of an actual infinite doesn't belong in mathematics; infinity is merely a figure of speech that we find very useful when reasoning about limits"