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Zorn's Lemma is a statement about partially ordered sets. It states:
Well, not so fast. Things get hairy when you have uncountably infinite sized sets, and so things can go wrong.
In fact, Zorn's Lemma is equivalent (using the usual settheory background) to the Axiom of Choice, and that's not so obvious either.
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