Paradox

Railroad paradox

When  rail  roads were  asked  to  establish new  stops on  the  schedule  they “studied  the  requirements”,  by  sending  someone  to  the  station  at  the designated  time to see if anyone was waiting for a train. Of course, nobody was there because  no stop was scheduled, so the railroad turned down the request because there was  no demand.

Liar Paradox

A Cretan sails to Greece and says to some Greek men who are standing upon the shore: “All Cretans are liars.”

Did he speak the truth, or did he lie?

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4 comments on “Paradox

  1. if he had lied then his lie was “I am a liar”. If that is a lie then the truth is ‘he is not a liar’. Again, If he is not a liar then his statement “I am a liar” is true so he must be a liar and it goes on and on and on recursively.
    The truth is “There is no solution to this problem”.

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