A paradox …

May 9, 2007 at 9:24 pm (internet, science) (, , , , )

Its funny what you find browsing wikipedia.  One page I stumbled across recently, is the list of paradoxes.  This really is fascinating reading.

I quite like the logic and mathematical paradoxes. One that caught my eye is the interesting number paradox, which says that the first number to be considered dull (ie not interesting), becomes interesting simply because if this fact.

Some other interesting ones are the self-referential ones, like ‘this page is intentionally blank‘, the liar’s paradox and so on.

There are some related pages that are also worthy of a read, see Zenos Paradoxes and Impossible Objects.



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