On Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 2:09:41 PM UTC+1, agrays...@gmail.com wrote: > > > > On Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 3:38:55 PM UTC, John Clark wrote: >> >> On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 10:16 PM <agrays...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> >>What you described is a infinite number of FIXED length discrete >>>> steps, and if that is what motion is motion would indeed be impossible, >>>> but >>>> its not the infinity that makes it impossible its the fixed length. >>>> >>> >>> *>Of course it's the infinity under THIS scenario. The point is this is >>> one way to do the task, but fails precisely because of the infinity. AG * >>> >> >> That is incorrect. >> > > When I wrote "THIS scenario", I meant the one with fixed length discrete > steps which cannot be completed in finite time. It's explained by the > fallacy of assuming space is infinitely divisible. AG >
Why would you assume that each step in Zeno's presentation would take a fixed length of time? If you are moving at a constant speed, you traverse half the distance at half the time. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.