Back when I was a philosophy student, I had a fondness for logical paradoxes.
One of the most famous is the Liar’s Paradox, which takes different forms, like:
- I am lying.
- This sentence is false.
This paradox is particularly useful for talking androids to death in the Star Trek universe, though it has less immediate practical value in our own.
It’s a fun paradox, but I get tired of people dissing St. Paul over it.
Let’s talk about that . . .
People diss St. Paul over it?
Yeah. You see, sometimes people say that one version of the paradox is called the Epimenides Paradox, after a guy who lived around 600 B.C.
St. Paul quotes him, and some commentators claim that St. Paul didn’t...READ MORE