The Halting Problem Revisited

John Koethe. Sally’s Hair. “Continuity and the Counting Numbers”

One let’s you trace out what you’ve been or are
Or might yet become; the other is a row of tombstones

You plow right into them because you are carried by the alternatives of past, present and future. And the future is terminal.

And so for day 1625

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