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Comment author: Gurkenglas 17 July 2017 07:43:26PM *  0 points [-]

The same can be said of unit masses at every whole negative number.

The arrow that points to the right is at the same place that the additional guest in Hilbert's Hotel goes. Such unintuitiveness is life when infinities/singularities such as the diverging forces acting on your points are involved.

Comment author: Lumifer 17 July 2017 07:50:38PM 0 points [-]

I think the point is still that infinities are bad and can screw you up in imaginative ways.

Comment author: Thomas 18 July 2017 08:05:50AM 0 points [-]