Intelligent Reasoning

Promoting, advancing and defending Intelligent Design via data, logic and Intelligent Reasoning and exposing the alleged theory of evolution as the nonsense it is. I also educate evotards about ID and the alleged theory of evolution one tard at a time and sometimes in groups

Monday, May 20, 2013

More Stupidity with Oleg

Oleg sez:

Consider the set {0+x, 1+x, 2+x, 3+x,…}, where x is a real number. When x=0, we have {0,1,2,3,…}. When x=1, we have {1,2,3,4,…}. The great thing about parameter x is that it allows us to continuously interpolate between the two previously considered sets.
The size of a set is “obviously” an integer number and as such it cannot change continuously. Thus, as we increase x continuously from 0 to 1, the size of the set should remain unchanged. So as we arrive at x=1, the set size is still the same as it was when we departed from 0.
So not only do we have a bijective mapping between sets {0,1,2,3,…} and {1,2,3,4,…}, we have a continuous bijective mapping that provides a continuous interpolation between the two sets. Their sizes should certainly be the same.

Umm, the size of an infinite set changes continuously. However if one infinite set contains all of the members of another infinite set AND has members the other does not have...

Dear Oleg,

My methodology is simple. If one infinite set contains all the members of another infinite set, AND it also contains members the other set does not, it has a greater cardinality.

If you know anything about sets, doing that is easy.

And I see Richie is spewing spewing his ignorant "count the letters of the recipe", as if that is all I said was involved...


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