From: Lie Ryan on
On 04/04/10 13:01, Patrick Maupin wrote:
> On Apr 3, 9:24 pm, Steven D'Aprano <st...(a)REMOVE-THIS-
>> wrote:
>> To put it another way, even though there are an infinite number of
>> rationals, they are vanishingly rare compared to the irrationals. If you
>> could choose a random number from the real number line, it almost
>> certainly would be irrational.
> Yet another correspondence between the set of numbers and the set of
> people ;-)

Not really. The set of all irrational numbers is not enumerable
(aleph-1) and thus uncountable, but the set of all irrational people is
a countable finite set (even though it may be very difficult to
enumerate them).