
Re: 0 = 1
Posted:
Oct 4, 2017 9:53 AM


Conway Lovett wrote: > On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 5:37:16 AM UTC5, Peter Percival > wrote: >> conway wrote: >>>> How is 0 space? >>> >>> Markus >>> >>> >>> I can "see" the space of zero on ANY number line. Anyting that >>> is "empty" can be measured. ANY time I have zero of anything, I >>> still posses space. >>> >> Yes, but, not only aren't numbers what you can see (or even "see"), >> but they don't constitute lines either. The oneone correspondence >> between numbers and points on a line is a postulate of the >> arithmetization of Euclidean (for example) geometry. In finite >> geometries and nonmetric geometries there is no such oneone >> correspondence.
> > Yes, but, SPACE is what you can see and measure. SPACE does
What has what one can see got to do with any theory of real numbers?
> constitute a line. Which Is what I claimed. Why dreg this up....? I > know your thoughts in this regard Peter. >
 Do, as a concession to my poor wits, Lord Darlington, just explain to me what you really mean. I think I had better not, Duchess. Nowadays to be intelligible is to be found out.  Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan

