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Topic: Debunking Cantor's Diagonal Argument.
Replies: 160   Last Post: May 28, 2014 6:58 AM

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 gnasher729 Posts: 419 Registered: 10/7/06
Re: Debunking Cantor's Diagonal Argument.
Posted: Feb 8, 2014 1:32 PM

On Saturday, February 8, 2014 7:27:27 AM UTC, thenewc...@gmail.com wrote:
> I have never posted on these groups before, as I have read the comments, and it is clear to me that a lot of ignoramuses (mainly college professors and students) post their rot here. All the same, it's a big group and I'll wet my feet a little.
>
> Starting at the following link, I expose the idiot Georg Cantor and his delusional theories in a 5-part series:
> Here I systematically debunk Cantor's Diagonal Argument:
>
> http://www.spacetimeandtheuniverse.com/math/4507-0-999-equal-one-503.html#post26556

From that post:

"Cantor's Diagonal Argument is a fake for many reasons. The first is Cantor's starting point which assumes that you can list all the "real" numbers. "

1. Clearly someone doesn't understand what a proof by contradiction is.
2. Clearly someone doesn't understand that if you cannot list all the "real" numbers, then they are uncountable by definition. So even if Cantor is wrong, he is right.

But somehow the argument - especially the ridiculous mistakes made - remind me of some other poster...

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2/8/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/8/14 Robin Chapman
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2/8/14 Bart Goddard
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2/9/14 Bart Goddard
2/9/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/9/14 Bart Goddard
2/9/14 Port563
2/10/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/10/14 Bart Goddard
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2/10/14 Bart Goddard
2/10/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/10/14 Bart Goddard
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2/11/14 Bart Goddard
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2/10/14 Bart Goddard
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5/27/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
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2/8/14 Tommy Jensen
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2/8/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/8/14 William Hughes
2/8/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/8/14 William Hughes
2/8/14 wolfgang.mueckenheim@hs-augsburg.de
2/8/14 Virgil
2/8/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/9/14 A Nony Mouse
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2/9/14 Virgil
2/8/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/8/14 Virgil
2/9/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/9/14 Virgil
2/10/14 Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz
2/11/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/11/14 Bart Goddard
2/11/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
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2/18/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
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2/18/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
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2/19/14 Tucsondrew@me.com
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2/9/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/9/14 Dirk Van de moortel
2/9/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/8/14 Dirk Van de moortel
2/8/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/9/14 Dirk Van de moortel
2/9/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/9/14 Rotwang
2/9/14 Dirk Van de moortel
2/9/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
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2/9/14 Rotwang
2/18/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
5/27/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/8/14 gnasher729
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2/9/14 Virgil
2/9/14 A Nony Mouse
2/9/14 wolfgang.mueckenheim@hs-augsburg.de
2/9/14 Virgil
2/9/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/11/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/11/14 ross.finlayson@gmail.com
2/11/14 Virgil
2/13/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/20/14 Brian Q. Hutchings
5/28/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
5/28/14 johngabriel2009@gmail.com
2/9/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/9/14 Dirk Van de moortel
2/9/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/9/14 Dirk Van de moortel
2/9/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/9/14 Dirk Van de moortel
2/9/14 ross.finlayson@gmail.com
2/9/14 Dirk Van de moortel
2/11/14 Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz
2/9/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/9/14 THE COLONEL
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2/9/14 THE COLONEL
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2/26/14 Wizard-Of-Oz
2/26/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
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2/26/14 thenewcalculus@gmail.com
2/26/14 Brian Q. Hutchings
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5/17/14 Brian Q. Hutchings
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2/24/14 Peter Percival
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2/24/14 Peter Percival
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2/24/14 Peter Percival
2/24/14 Giddy Armstrong
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