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Zenos paradox is nothing but semantics.
If I have 1 slice of pizza..you look and see 1. 1 is actual. If I have 2you see 2. They are actually 2.
If I then show you a pie with 2 slices missing and you look at the whole of allyou could say the 2 whole pieces of pizza are 2 tenths of the piebut that is only in RELATION TO THE PIE. A FRACTION IS NOTHING BY ITSELF. 2 is not 2 because its one more than 1. Its 2 in reality. It doesn't have to stand in relation to ANYTHING to be 2.
Its 2 on paper and in reality. The fraction is NOTHING in reality. I cant chop up my slice and claim that slice was infinite. It was just 1. If it was infinite the entire world could eat from it and be FULL FOREVER.
So what we have here is human being playing games with paper and denying reality. There are no infinities. There is infinite stupidity as Einstein said. This is bias overruling logic to justify an end. Every example used fails and anyone trained in logic sees that in all of 3 seconds.