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Want to understand infinity? Start with puff pastry.

Excerpt: Beyond Infinity
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Pastry

Puff pastry is a good start.

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Beyond Infinity by Eugenia Cheng

The following is an excerpt from Beyond Infinity by Eugenia Cheng.

I am almost certain that I will never go to the top of Mount Everest. I will optimistically leave open the possibility of teleportation, but apart from that, I am sure I will never go. I will also almost certainly never go to the South Pole. I don’t know anyone who’s climbed Mount Everest, but I do know an astrophysicist who works at the South Pole. I know that the South Pole is difficult to get to, even by plane, but is still only finitely far away. I know

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