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The Most Intriguing Paradox

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No paradox can be more complicated or simple than another. However, some paradoxes are more intriguing, which leaves us with a new paradox: why do paradoxes puzzle us differently?

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“Don’t go near the water until you’ve learned to swim” Report Abuse
Then how to learn to swim?
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“The further you go, the less you know” Report Abuse
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“This statement is false” Report Abuse
If this statement is false, it’s true, and vice versa.
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“Everybody in this room lies” Report Abuse
…Including the one who says that?
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“I know I know nothing” Report Abuse
This is more than intriguing. This is fascinating.
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Magritte’s “This Is Not a Pipe” Report Abuse
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“Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise to balance it.” Report Abuse
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“The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.” Report Abuse
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“A hard days’ night” Report Abuse
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Original copy Report Abuse
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“Bitter sweet symphony” Report Abuse
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Non-infinity Report Abuse
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“This silence is deafening” Report Abuse
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Zeno’s Achilles and the Tortoise Report Abuse
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Escher’s Drawing Hands Report Abuse
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The Moebius band Report Abuse
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Curry’s paradox Report Abuse
“If this sentence is not true, then Santa Clause exists.” What if he really exists?
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“The more alike the enemy becomes, the more different he will appear.” Report Abuse
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The time paradox Report Abuse
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“Ignorance is strength” – From Orwell’s 1984 Report Abuse
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