Comments on: Countable Infinity – Math or Metaphysics?
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By: Ken Pascoe
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Mon, 23 Dec 2019 19:43:29 +0000http://themultidisciplinarian.com/?p=2717#comment-21811Careful here. You may make the whole field of infinite series come crashing down! There seems to be a lot of 1:1 correspondence argumentation in problems like this

And then you point out “seems to treat infinity as a number”
What about zero? Is zero a number? I think it’s a number in the integers, but not a number in the reals. As a real, zero is a concept like infinity, not a number like 1 or -1.