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**novice** When I was introduced to $\displaystyle \emptyset $ as a subset of every set, I took it and swallowed it whole including the hook, but when I was introduced to basic probability it began to make sense.

For example: Set A = {rain, shine, neither}, which can be written as A = {r,s, $\displaystyle \emptyset $ } or A = {1,2, $\displaystyle \emptyset $ }, 1 denotes rain and 2, shine. Rain and shine are elements of the set, but neither is neither rain nor shine. "Neither is neither" or None. Yah?