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Joe_F The 'Amazing Grace ' Mystery (48) RE: The 'Amazing Grace ' Mystery 29 Sep 18

That verse has always impressed me in that it exemplifies Cantor's definition of an infinite set (one that contains subsets of the same size as the whole). Many earlier mathematicians had noticed that and supposed that it constituted a reductio ad absurdum of the very notion of infinity, but Cantor took it up & did something with it.

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