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Topic: |R| bigger than (small) INFINITY! ... OR ELSE! ... [PROOF 1]
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Frederick Williams

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Re: |R| bigger than (small) INFINITY! ... OR ELSE! ... [PROOF 1]
Posted: Mar 3, 2013 5:36 PM
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Curlytop wrote:

> FALSE. This is Hofstaedter's "(Proposed) Rule of All" where you cannot make
> a generalisation based on a sample of special cases, even an infinite
> sample.


Why is that common sense idea named after him? It was surely clear to
people before he was even born.

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When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by
this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
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