Funny and typical. New ideas are often unwelcome, otherwise they would hsve thought of, before.

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]]>Fréchet wrote that an implication between two well known [true] propositions is not a new result, and Lebesgue wrote that an implication between two false propositions is of no interest”.

[Polish-American mathematician Jan Mycielski relates this anecdote in a 2006 article in the Notices of the AMS.]

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]]>Alexi: You do not have an infinite amount of time, the vultures are circling…

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]]>Alexi Helligar: Thinking… It might take an infinite amount of time for me to finish thinking about it, though…

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]]>Not too hard, but I don’t have the time now to answer this. I already talked about it in the past. It’s a bit like physicists doing only SUSY rather than more genuine and real physics.

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]]>Never heard of that one. But, in a way, that’s exactly the problem: it’s never “it”, whatever “it” is.

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]]>Precisely, I contest the “uses”. And the contradictions are blatant. The Quantum is a fact. Infinity, a theory. An INCONSISTENT theory. Nobody can even think of infinity, when one comes to think of it.

PA

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]]>Is it productive/practical, thats whole another question.

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]]>Student: What’s infinity? Math Teacher: Think of a number. Student: Okay, I’ve got one. Teacher: Good. That’s not it.

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