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Re: Objects and Relations

From: Marshall <marshall.spight_at_gmail.com>
Date: 1 Feb 2007 12:54:28 -0800
Message-ID: <1170363268.491018.40530@q2g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>


On Feb 1, 11:32 am, "Neo" <neo55..._at_hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Riddle:
> > Go to the store and buy a big bag of potatoes. Take
> > the potatoes out of the bag one at a time. When
> > you take the last potato out, does the bag disappear? Poof!
>
> Now suppose, I go back to the grocery store and get another bag of
> potatoes. When I take out the last potato from it, I am left with two
> empty bags. How does this square with set theory saying there is only
> one empty bag?

Set theory doesn't say anything about bags of potatoes.

> > > ... what represents nothing in set theory?
>
> > Anything can represent anything. My nose represents the number 3.
>
> That is fine by me, as long at there is a system as to why ears are
> 29, and knees are 999 :)

There is no system! Anywhere!

Marshall Received on Thu Feb 01 2007 - 14:54:28 CST

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