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Topic: 1=.9999[bar] thus maths ends in meaninglessness
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Re: 1=.9999[bar] thus maths ends in meaninglessness
Posted: Sep 29, 2010 3:31 PM
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In article <0fb767c2-0e6d-45dd-b037-56214e7736c8
@s24g2000pri.googlegroups.com>, spermatozon@yahoo.com says...
> the australian philosopher colin leslie dean points out maths ends in
> a contradiction thus it ends in meaninglessness as 1=.9999
> ie x can = 1 and .999[bar] at the same time

So Colin Leslie is a bit of a thicky then? That doesn't surprise me,
b'cause good Australian philosophers are named Bruce:


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