While some of these paradoxes are “official” in the sense that they have been debated for thousands of years, others are just simple (sometimes lighthearted) observations about the world around us. But regardless of their official status in the world of philosophy and logic, these are the 25 Craziest Paradoxes That Will Blow Your Mind!
Featured Image: Brett Jordan via flickr
The Ship of Theseus
Similar to Sorites Paradox, this time the question is as follows: if you have a really old wooden boat and over time you replace each plank with a new one, at what point does the old boat become a new boat?
The college graduate paradox
You need experience to get a job and you need a job to get experience.
The busy bar paradox
“Nobody ever goes to that bar. It’s too busy.”
The hillbilly paradox
Mullets prevent red necks.
Disclaimer: we do not hate hillbillies
The Pinocchio paradox
Pinocchio says, “My nose will grow.” What happens?
If this paradox boggles your mind, wait until you see number 6!