
Re: Problems with Infinity?
Posted:
Feb 26, 2013 12:38 PM


On Tue, 26 Feb 2013 00:51:32 0600, Don Kuenz <garbage@crcomp.net> wrote in <news:20130225b@crcomp.net> in rec.arts.sf.written,sci.math:
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> Answering my own question, Cantor's conjectures
Wrong word.
> concern set theory and only tangentially touch on the > infinities of complex variables. Using beginner's > language, Cantor uses two sets to define two levels of > infinity. One set, Aleph0, holds countable infinity. The > other set, Aleph1, holds continuum infinity,
This is neither provable nor refutable from the usual axioms of set theory.
> which includes Aleph0, along with every possible > arrangement of Aleph0. The infinities of complex > variables
As it stands, this is meaningless.
> belong to both sets, as does every other common > infinity found in mathematical literature.
This is magnificently, catastrophically false.
[...]
Brian

