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#3 – The Epimenides paradox

10 Most Controversial Paradoxes Ever!

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Named after the Cretan philosopher Epimenides of Knossos, this paradox runs as follows: Epimenides was a Cretan who made one immortal statement: "All Cretans are liars." A paradox of self-reference arises when one considers whether it is possible for Epimenides to have spoken the truth.

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