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Comment author: Nick_Tarleton 09 April 2008 07:12:24PM 2 points [-]

It depends on how you order it. With the natural numbers in ascending order, squares are less common. Interleaving them like {1, 2, 4, 3, 9, 5, 16, 6, 25, 7, ...}, they're equally common. With a different order type like {2, 3, 5, 6, 7, ..., 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, ...}, I have no idea. This is a problem.

See also Nick Bostrom's Infinite Ethics [PDF].