“The Tenth Paradox” / A Memorable Fancy #254

Major premise: “Achilles and the tortoise” is a paradox.

Minor premise: Paradoxes are unbelievable.

Conclusion: It is unbelievable that “Achilles and the tortoise” is a paradox.

[It is believed that Zeno of Elea (5th century BC/BCE) documented many paradoxes, including “Achilles and the tortoise,” but only nine have survived.]

 

 

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