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Topic: ZFC and God
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Re: ZFC and God
Posted: Jan 22, 2013 3:46 PM
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WM <> wrote:

> On 22 Jan., 14:41, Aatu Koskensilta <> wrote:
> > WM <> writes:
> > > When I union infinitely many finite initial segments {1}, {1, 2}, {1,
> > > 2, 3}, ..., then the result is a finite set.

> >
> >   It's one thing to say there are no actually infinite set, but this is
> > just rank nonsense.

> It is unmathematical nonsense to believe that more is in the union
> than is put into by every FISON.

It is merely common sense, which WM seems to lack, to believe that the
union of a family of sets contains more that a non-maximal member of
that family.

And every set in the family {{1}, {1,2}, {1,2,3}, ...} is non-maximal.

So WM is wrong again!

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