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All About Meme: Am I misreading him?

There are situations where it is possible to mathematically show that there has to be a solution. Like there has to be a star A such that there is, in the observable universe, no other star that is more massive than A. But it could also be that it is extremely difficult to find it, because there are so many stars. (And the mass of a star changes with time and we have to ask in what coordinates we measure the time and so on.)

Maybe the tax problem is of that type.

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