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Thursday, October 13, 2005

A Poll on the Continuum Hypothesis?

John Derbyshire has suggested the next logical step after polls on evolution:

I await with interest the coming poll on public beliefs about the Continuum Hypothesis.
I'm personally dubious about the Power Set Axiom in the first place.

1 Comments:

Blogger Kent said...

As a computational physicist, I refuse to believe in noncomputable numbers. Since the cardinality of the computable numbers is aleph-0, it follows that the Continuum Hypothesis is irrelevant.

For that matter, since the computers I use are all digital, the real numbers are suspect as well.

;)

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