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Finally. It is true. Infinity and zero are linked sort of the same way that 4 and 0.25 are linked. However, they are not equal. But to the human mind, which cannot comprehend either, they are. You can't really decipher the two, as proofs and logic just bend backwards and loop around itself like a manic thread on a spool. Infinity doesn't actually exist in our universe (at least that is what I believe) as entering infinty or zero in any equation (short of addition and subtraction with zero) ends up with an infinite or zero answer. There are many paradoxes that result from these pesky numbers entering equations. For example: what's infinity times zero? Zero, or infinity? So, in some twisted form of human logic, infinity really is equal to zero as we all are human. Or so we hope. P.S. About that coordinate plane. If you look at a horizontal line, you will find that its slope is zero. A verticle line, however, is 'undefined'. People refuse to believe that a verticle line has a slope of infinity! At the point of infinity, the point where logic is nonexistant, the line has moved over by all the possible numbers. Infinity really is a funny thing.