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Oh no ! Yet Another Flawed Incompleteness Proof

From time to time I get asked to comment on an incompleteness proof. Many of these proofs are so obviously flawed that it is easy to demonstrate where the flaw is. While initially I thought that I would deal with them all on the same page, I discovered that as more flawed proofs accumulate one page was becoming rather cumbersome, so I have now put them on separate pages, even if some of them can be dealt with in a few paragraphs. A list of the pages dealing with these obviously flawed proofs is given below.

 

It is noteworthy that in many such proofs, the quality of the proof seems to be in inverse proportion to the esteem with which the authors view their own work.

 

For a detailed analysis of less obvious errors in some incompleteness proofs, see Errors in incompleteness proofs and Analysis of incompleteness proofs.

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