Category:Paradoxes

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A paradox is

  • A statement or argument which leads to a contradiction in its own foundation or premise, such as "The next sentence is false. The previous sentence is true."
  • A statement that, while true, defies common knowledge by leaving out important details. For example "Alex was born February 29th, 1984. He has had 8 birthdays."
  • Sometimes used to refer to a linguistic fallacy.