Small Questions on Matters of the Infinite
by Alan Berecka


So I wonder how anyone can know
that there is an infinite amount of anything
without counting to infinity which by definition
cannot be done, or if there was an infinite amount
of anything, say typing-monkeys, for example,
would there be enough matter left-over to form
anything else like the typewriters or paper
needed for the Shakespeare experiment,
or why, if given the gift of the impossible
possibility of endless time and monkey-power
we would waste it on a task that a few monks
with quills and vellum could ink in month
or one Xerox could spit out flawlessly in an hour?







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