This sentence is false.

If I took every word in this article, deleted it, and typed it again until I’ve retyped every word, is this still the same article. The answer is… non-existent? This is what we call a paradox. The one that I just said is a modified version of the Ship of Theseus paradox. A paradox is a problem that has no right answer, or something that can’t be solved with logic. The title is also a paradox. If the sentence is false, then it is false about being false, which means the sentence is true, which means that it’s false, and it’ll go on forever. Another cool one is the Irresistible force paradox. If an unstoppable object collides with an immovable object, what will happen? Just like all other paradoxes, we don’t know, because there are zero right answers. Let’s move on to a completely different topic, Harry Potter. In the third book/movie, the Prisoner of Azkaban, (spoiler warning if you haven’t read it and are planning to,) Harry is saved by someone right as he is about to die. Later, he goes back in time, and while he’s in the past, he realizes that future him saved himself, so he decides to save past Harry.  The question is, who saved Harry initially. This is known as the Bootstrap paradox. There are a lot of cool paradoxes, and I would recommend checking some of them out. Thanks for reading and I hope you check out my next post!


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