Random objects are weird... randomness itself is weird... math in general is weird.— Wire Tapper (@genepeer) February 10, 2017 I've had this thought stuck in »

In the beginning, there was nothing, $$0 = \emptyset$$. Then we realized it was something, $$1 = \{ \emptyset \}$$. Then we wondered, why not have another thing? $$2$$. And »

In the last post, Why Ordinal Numbers, I had intuitively guessed that I would be left with a perfect set after enough application of derived sets »