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The only paradox is that till 35 years ago, this view of the indigenous plant and its psychotropic by-products was not viewed as a crime.
HOW DID MARIJUANA BECOME ILLEGAL IN INDIA?MANAVI KAPURSEPTEMBER 11, 2020QUARTZ
So there’s another paradox there, which is that language maintains as well as creates.
TALKING IS THROWING FICTIONAL WORLDS AT ONE ANOTHER - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEKEVIN BERGERSEPTEMBER 9, 2020NAUTILUS
The modern resolution to the paradox contains some subtleties, but it does indeed mostly come down to the fact that we do not live in an endless and unchanging universe.
THE UNIVERSE HAS MADE ALMOST ALL THE STARS IT WILL EVER MAKE - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDECALEB SCHARFAUGUST 19, 2020NAUTILUS
You might think you could just posit some extra axiom, use it to prove G, and resolve the paradox.
HOW GÖDEL’S PROOF WORKSNATALIE WOLCHOVERJULY 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
My mother taught me that the enemy of my enemy is my friend, and this paradox has been useful while dealing with both high school and workplace politics.
“PARADOX” VS. “OXYMORON”: HOW TO TELL THE (SEEMINGLY SIMILAR) DIFFERENCELAUREN LEVYJULY 7, 2020EVERYTHING AFTER Z
It offers, to those who see it aright, the most perplexing industrial paradox ever presented in the history of mankind.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
But in reality this paradox of value is the most fundamental proposition in economic science.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
It was the spiritual way, whose method and secret lie in that subtle paradox: Yield to conquer.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
But it was a strange paradox, that precisely the depth of his love for her made him willing to think of losing her.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
But this very paradox leads to the real principle of generalization concerning the properties of numbers.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
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JULY 31, 2021
Choose the synonym for belief
admonition

WORDS RELATED TO PARADOX

  • contrarieties
  • deviations
  • differences
  • disagreements
  • disparities
  • disproportionatenesses
  • disproportions
  • dissimilarities
  • dissonances
  • divergences
  • incongruities
  • inconsonances
  • inequalities
  • paradoxes
  • unlikenesses
  • variances
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