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A paradox is a true statement or group of statements that leads toa contradiction or a situation which defies intuition. The term isalso used for an apparent contradiction tha…t actually expressesanon-dual truth. A paradox is a statement containing seemingly contradictory orabsurd assertions which may or may not be provable correct orincorrect. The faster you go towards the speed of light, the heavier yourvehicle will get and the slower you will go is an example. (MORE)

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when a racer runs a race,he first has to cross half that distance, then half of that distance, and so on. so the racer must first cross 1/2 the distance, then 1/4 the distance…, then 1/16 the distance, then 1/32 the distance, and so on. and there is a theory in place that says you cant cross a infinite number of points in a finite amount of time, so the racer can never finish the race because motion is impossible. (MORE)

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Republicanism is a paradox because the belief is for individual liberties and freedoms. However, the rules and standards of republicanism is often inflexible.

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It is sleep that seems deep but is not. Typified by REM (Rapid eye movement), brainwave patterns similar to those when awake, and heavier breathing.

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A paradox is a statement or concept that contains conflicting ideas. In logic, a paradox is a statement that contradicts itself; for example, the statement "I never tell the t…ruth" is a paradox because if the statement is true (T), it must be false (F) and if it is false (F), it must be true (T). In everyday language, a paradox is a concept that seems absurd or contradictory, yet is true. In a Windows environment, for instance, it is a paradox that when a user wants to shut down their computer, it is necessary to first click "start". change of typing person Also another idea is that, saying nobody goes to that restraunt. its to crowded. if no one goes there it cant be crowded. (MORE)

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a paradox is a statement or a group of statements that contradicts itself. for example: the statement below is true. the statement above is false.

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It is an impossibility were something that stops an event which results that made the stopping event not stop it, so the event happens so it makes it stop itself in a never en…ding cycle,and my guess to what would happen is better than yours The below paradox is called a Logical paradox because it deals with truth and contradiction. Many logical paradoxes are variations on Russel's Paradox, a key concept in advanced logic and set theory. Most people know it through the Barber paradox or the Liar's paradox, as seen below A paradox is simply a statement (or event) that contradicts itself. For example, take the statement 'I always lie'. If this is a true statement (ie the speaker DOES always lie) then the statement must be false because he would be lying when he made the statement! So the true statement is false and vice versa. An event paradox describes an event that again contradicts itself. The most famous is the 'Grandfather paradox': The paradox is this:Suppose a man traveled back in time and killed his biological grandfather before his grandfather met the traveller's grandmother. As a result of this event, one of the traveller's parents (and therefore the traveller himself) would never have been conceived or born. This would suggest that he could not have travelled back in time after all, because he didn't exist having never been born. But if this happened, this in turn implies the grandfather would still be alive, and the traveller would have been conceived, allowing him to travel back in time and kill his grandfather. But if he killed his grandfather..... and so it repeats itself. Thus each possibility seems to contradict itself. (MORE)

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If by "this" you are referring to the question itself, then no. It doesn't even qualify as ironic.

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go back in time and kill your mother, then you would not exist anymore, but then your mom wouldn't be dead, then you would exist and kill your mother, ect. Also, Banach - Ta…rski Paradox states that you can have a 3-D sphere and you divide it up into 5 pieces. You rearrange them and you will get 2 balls identical with the original. Unlike the first one, this one is not contradictory. It's a paradox because it betrays basic intuition and logic (or "common sense") on volume, but who said this sphere have volume, or dimension for that matter? (MORE)

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A paradox is a situation that ends in a conclusion that does not justify the cause, and therefore self contradictory. A paradoxical situation would be, for example, if a briti…sh man came upon the shoresof America, and stated 'all Englishmen are liars'. This would mean that he, as an Englishman, is telling the truth, so it means that he is lying, so he is telling the truth, and so the loop repeats. this lack of resole has sparked many ideas of time paradoxes, and what the resolve would be. Like, if a man went back in time and killed his grandfather before he was conceived, then he would never hae benn born and couldn't have killed his grandfather, thus, scientifically speaking, not making sense. as no-one has a time machine, we don't know what may happen, but here are a few theories: The affected time and area would become non-existant, The Universe would explode, implode or become non-existent (Back to the Future) Time would justify the anomally, so the man himself may become his own grandfather (Futurama), The man may just find himself unable. Another though is, when suns are compressed, the become nonexistent, and because this too doesnt make a whole heap of sense, a black hole appears. Maybe that is the universes way of justifying thing that make no sense at all...? (MORE)