"Another note about numbering.  It seems to be that if you repeatedly make descriptions of descriptions, you eventually end up with all 0's or all 1's, showing that numbers describing numbers is meaningless.   Does this also prove that numbers do not have a Platonic existence?"
I'm not sure what you mean.  Are you saying that descriptions of descriptions must lose accuracy?  If so, why must it?

Suppose that something is described by a tape run on a computer - a universal Turing machine.  It seems to me that a "true description" of that tape could only be an identical copy.  How could a true description of that tape degenerate into a string of all 0's or all 1's?


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