Virgil
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Re: (infinity) A real story
Posted:
Oct 12, 2013 12:14 AM


mueckenh@rz.fhaugsburg.de writes:
> On Friday, 11 October 2013 15:27:19 UTC+2, Ben Bacarisse wrote: >> mueckenh@rz.fhaugsburg.de writes: > On Thursday, 10 October 2013 16:35:29 > >> Yes, there are monotone sequences of set. Yes, what you say about >> them is rubbish. > > I only say about them that they are monotone sequences.
No, you said this of them as well:
> The principle says that in a set of finite lines, there is always one > line containing all elements of the set. Simple as that.
But that principle does not even hold for WM's own diagrams, like
1 1 2 1 2 3 . . .
or
1 2 1 3 2 1 . . .
In which no line can contain all members of all lines because only a last line could do that, but there is no last line.
> And that priciple does not fail for infinite numbers of lines, > because every line has a finite number of elements.
But every one of those infinitely many lines is a proper subline of its next line, with no last line ever containing everything. 

