March 19th, 2018, 03:22 PM  #1 
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If infinity means endless, you can never get to the end of CDA.

March 19th, 2018, 03:52 PM  #2 
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There's no "end" of the integers, either.

March 19th, 2018, 03:53 PM  #3 
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Or business meetings. Dan 
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March 19th, 2018, 04:43 PM  #7 
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An increasing sequence of Natural numbers either ends (finite), or doesn't (infinite), 1,2,3 is a finite sequence (ends) 1,2,3,4........ is an infinite sequence (endless) 
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