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How do numbers make sense?

This might seem like an odd, or even dumb blog post topic, but keep reading and you will see what we are talking about. If I asked you, what number comes before 0, you would probably say -1 (negative one). Why -1 though? You just skipped an infinite amount of numbers, like -0.1, -0.2, -0.3, -03333∞. You skipped the number infinite, literally. How does this make sense?

The same goes for the number after 0, you would say it is 1, but what about 0.11111111111111111111111111111111111111, or simply 0.1∞? You can never count past 0.1∞, because the 1 after 0. goes on for, well, forever. Now, if I asked you again what comes after 0, you can't say 0.1 infinite (0.1∞), because that just doesn't make sense, you can't count to infinite. For this reason, we skip to the next major number, which is 2. 2.0∞? Yep, that's what 2 is. The 0 after the decimal point goes on forever, and ever, and ever, and ever. You can't count it, because it's infinite.

So what's after infinite? infinite, point infinite, point infinite, point infinite? ∞.∞.∞.∞? No, you can't go past infinite, because infinite isn't a number.

See you on the next Swivro Blog Post.