Date: Apr 7, 2013 9:39 PM
Author: William Elliot
Subject: Re: some amateurish opinions on CH
On Sun, 7 Apr 2013, fom wrote:
> A new axiom or set of axioms not directly asserting the continuum
> hypothesis would be required.
No, there's an old axiom, Occam's Razor.
> Arguments to the effect that the existing theory failed to properly
> represent standard mathematical practice would be required
> A proof
Yes. Assume not GCH. Thus there's myriads of superfluously conceptual
infinite cardinals As this violates Occam's Razor, GCH, QED.
Similarly Occam's Razor shows there's no inaccessible cardinals.