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What Happens After Philosophy Eats its Tail?

The Liar Paradox and peak subversion in philosophy

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If I were to tell you that I always lie, should you believe me then or not?

This is the liar paradox which goes back to ancient Greek philosophy. If I’m lying when I say I’m always lying, as I should be if I’m a liar, then I’m not a liar after all because in that case, at least…

The cosmic secrets of godlessness all wrapped up by a fellow with a Ph.D. writing on the internet

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Benjamin Cain

Benjamin Cain

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.

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