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Neither because there are an infinite amount of both. That's one of Zeno's paradoxes. Half a number being equal to twice its amount.
Nothingness actually? Is this a mathematical concept? Because that seems to be in contradiction with you agreeing nothingness never was.
Originally posted by 3NL1GHT3N3D1
This is going to be a very short post, but I thought it was interesting enough to warrant its own thread. I'm not sure if this is where this belongs but it seemed the best fit. Mods, move where appropriate if needed.
The common belief is that no one can ever add to infinity because infinity can never be reached, I am about to prove this wrong.
What most people think of as infinity is the symbol ∞ or everything. This is wrong, infinity is nothing or 0.
To explain, I will use very simple math. In order to reach infinity you have to add all numbers together. I don't mean just positive numbers, but negative numbers as well.
1+(-1)+2+(-2)+3+(-3).........= 0
So infinity is zero. Adding all numbers together equals no number at all, which I thought was very interesting, but maybe that's just me.
Originally posted by Xertious
Are you just not adding (1+(-1))+(2+(-2)).... which is 0+0+0...
You are adding nothing to nothing, however many times you do this, you still get nothing.
Also, you're missing the point of the different infinities, for one they're different sizes.
You can't do maths with infinity because the moment you define it as something, its no longer infinity, its this new defined fixed point you are trying to operate with.
If I gave you infinite money you can't then give half the infinity to somebody else, because it wont be infinity anymore, it will be infinity/2.
It exists as a concept and that's all it is.