Date: Jun 12, 2013 10:47 PM
Author: ross.finlayson@gmail.com
Subject: Re: Mainstream Mathematics?

On Tuesday, June 11, 2013 2:40:24 PM UTC-7, Zeit Geist wrote:
> On Tuesday, June 11, 2013 2:17:53 PM UTC-7, Norbert_Paul wrote:
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> > Julio Di Egidio wrote:
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> > > "Norbert_Paul" <norbertpauls_spambin@yahoo.com> wrote in message
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> > > news:kp82nn$rrm$1@dont-email.me...
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> > >> Just a question.
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> > >> Is there any classical main-stream mathematician hanging
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> > >> around in this newsgroup? I am new to this channel and the
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> > >> postings here are, er..., quite special. Also my kill-list
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> > > There are plenty of serious mathematicians hanging around here, just ask
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> > Once a question of mine was indeed solved here some years ago.
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> > Currently I have no auestion. Also I usually try to solve them
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> > first by myself because I love problem solving. I am just
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> > curious what is going on here. Was expecting interesting
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> > discussions and now I'm disappointed.
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> I ended up here while searching the web for lower level writings
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> on "Non-Cantorian Set Theory." I guess the frequent occurrence of
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> "Anti-Cantorian" led me here. I looked over some of the postS.
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> At first I was amused, but then appalled and concerned. The crankery
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> here can be quite severe, and the Internet is great for spreading
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> misinformation. This site, supposedly, discusses Logic and Math.
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> There are rules that need to followed. I'm a pretty easy going guy,
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> but you just can't fudge logical rules.
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> Also, I have found the "Defending of the Alephs" a good way to
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> excise my logical skills. Which I surely need, as you can see when
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> I get brain-twisted in somebody's ridiculous fallacious idea.
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> ZG



Do the integers, via their existence, contain elements infinite in extent?

If not, what is their extent?

A variety of classical era thinkers maintain a discussion on mathematics.

There's nothing wrong in defending cherished ideals, if conscientiously accepting their limitations, and not aggrandizing their purpose beyond their demesnes.

Regards,

Ross Finlayson