Scrotastic Method: But isn't this decimal vs. rationals "discovery" not really a discovery, but merely his realizing that his "sets" observation from the first 3 minutes of the video didn't really tell us anything about infinity in the first place?Just because you can't match 1:1 with irrationals:rationals, well, so what -- there's always one more of each. This doesn't seem like math to me. It seems like broken stoner philosophy. But I'm probably missing something.Anyway, all of this seems like a new-age way to apply some "whoa man" to something that's really arbitrary. Humans invented counting...generally, we count by 1. Just because you split that up in a way (counting by thirds, for example) that makes the general method seem flawed doesn't mean you're not still arguing about arbitrary-ness. The millimeter marks on the top side of my ruler don't lessen the eighth-inch marks on the bottom side./but what do I know...English major
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