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In the current version of your question (v3) you write, I leave this kind of comment on posts where I think that the OP is making simple and fundamental errors in reasoning. I think most of those posts should be closed and that when a post should be closed, it should not receive answers that might encourage the OP to continue posting without thinking. At ...


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It seems to me that this was a pretty useful analogy for understanding what was wrong with the question (or at least one of the things that was wrong with the question), viz: universes are not elements of other universes, any more than triangles are elements of other triangles. But you didn't point this out as an analogy. You just posted your questions as a ...


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Regarding the comment on the main site question: More than any other reason, I deleted the comment because it was an answer to the question rather than to request clarification or suggest improvements to the post. You acknowledge this in your post here by saying it's a useful analogy to help understand why their thought process is wrong. It could have been ...


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I can't speak for mods, but I can give my perspective on why those comments shouldn't really stay. If there are an infinite number of triangles in the plane, doesn't that mean there is a triangle where there is not an infinite number of triangles? ...I do not think it should have been, particularly because there have been quite a few posts on meta ...


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