I Love Paradoxes

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    There are 10 kinds of people in this world:

    those who understand binary numbers and those who don't.
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45
    70+, M
    4 Responses Jan 17

    A real-life one, from Joe Maddon (Chicago Cubs

    manager, for those of you who have forgotten how to be fans): "I am very non-judgmental [about umpires' calls], especially when they benefit our side."
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45
    70+, M
    Sep 19, 2015
    Illinidude Illinidude
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Oct 14, 2014

    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Feb 11

    "How to become a natural-born leader.

    " (Hype for a 1980s book about leadership in business.)
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45
    70+, M
    Sep 17, 2015

    If EVERYTHING is possible,

    is it possible for something to be IMPOSSIBLE ?
    EvilMiracle EvilMiracle
    18-21
    May 4, 2014
    MrZenigata MrZenigata
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 15, 2015

    I think I'm decisive,

    but I'm not sure.
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45
    70+, M
    Jul 29, 2015

    My New Years Resolutions: 1.

    To have this one be the only one. 2. To complete everything on this list. 3. To complete NOTHING on this list. 4. To turn my resolutions into a paradox. See the paradox? I can walk you through it if not.
    HELPTAKENhelpused HELPTAKENhelpused
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 6

    A selfish person is one

    who never thinks about ME.
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45
    70+, M
    1 Response Jul 2, 2015

    I am always right. On one occasion,

    I thought I was wrong, but I was mistaken.
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45
    70+, M
    Sep 14, 2015

    Here is a cut & paste from youtube containing

    some interesting Infinity Paradoxes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDl7g_2x74Q One of my blogs introduced a Hilbert Hotel variant years ago since it is so pervasive in mathematical lore it's nearly ubiquitous. The reason for posting this is Gabriel's Trumpet which I just...
    freeed freeed
    66-70, M
    1 Response Dec 2, 2014

    Tomorrow, I'll wear a button-down shirt

    that I will button up all the way.
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45
    70+, M
    Aug 8, 2015
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45
    70+, M
    Jan 14

    If you quit quitting,

    does that make you a quitter
    EvilMiracle EvilMiracle
    18-21
    May 4, 2014

    The Ironic Paradox of Normalcy Technically this

    isn't a paradox. It's ironic. But most people don't know that. That's why I'm posting it here, where people are likely going to expect such material. Paradoxically, being normal is abnormal, and I can effectively prove this. We are going to assume an objective standardized...
    InternationalSpaceStation InternationalSpaceStation
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 25, 2014

    The divorce rate in the US is about 50%.

    That would mean that the other half of marriages end in death. So which would you rather have happen to you?
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45
    70+, M
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2015

    I have always wanted to procrastinate,

    but I've never gotten around to it.
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45
    70+, M
    1 Response Jun 29, 2015

    Paradoxical Violence.

    If violence starts in the mind, why not mind - kill violence? That will be the beginning and the end of all violence, right?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 23, 2013

    I am just about perfect,

    except I'm excessively modest.
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45
    70+, M
    1 Response Jul 13, 2015

    I thought I was indecisive,

    but now I'm not so sure.
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45
    70+, M
    2 Responses Oct 21, 2015

    One To Start Off With.

    Okay. So here is a question I had asked on EP some time ago. It was inspired by a Heath Ledger quote from the movie "The Dark Knight". Here it is: What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? Feel free to drop in with your analyses, and also share paradoxes...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Feb 5, 2013

    Judgmental people are bad

    and should be punished
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45
    70+, M
    Nov 6, 2015

    I Don'T Even Know Anymore

    I always lie, and I never tell the truth :)
    pitabready pitabready
    18-21, M
    Oct 21, 2013
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