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anonymous
 3 years ago
I don't understand what a paradox is!
anonymous
 3 years ago
I don't understand what a paradox is!

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a statement or proposition that seems selfcontradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Example: Don't go near the water until you've learned how to swim; dont go to that restaurant, its always crowded

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If a person says they always lie, is that a truth or a lie???...

Opcode
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@perfectionist A paradox is selfcontradictory to each other. So what ever it states can't be proven true or false. One good example is What comes first the chicken or the egg? This is a paradox since it's impossible to know.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A clearer paradox is "you have to be cruel to be kind." It seems like an absurd statement, but in reality expresses a truth that we all understand. Don't hesitate to call your teacherwe are here to help!

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Noun A statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that... A seemingly absurd or selfcontradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to be well founded or true.
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