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      The relevance of the irrelevant beginning

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          There are many paradoxes associated with the concept of infinity. I would like to set forth and comment on one which, though well-known in principle, I have not seen stated in the following form.

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                2199-1006
                28 April 2014
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                [ 1 ]Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
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                [* ]Corresponding author's e-mail address: philip_davis@ 123456brown.edu
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                1126:XE
                10.14293/S2199-1006.1.SOR-MATH.A6G464.v1
                © 2014 Philip J. Davis.

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                Applied mathematics, General mathematics, History & Philosophy

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                This is a thought-provoking observation. Prof. Carl Bender in his lecture once expressed similar feeling. His lecture is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYNOGk3ZjFM

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