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Is there any statement of absolute truth that won't eventually lead to a paradox

  1. CWanamaker profile image97
    CWanamakerposted 5 years ago

    Is there any statement of absolute truth that won't eventually lead to a paradox or contradiction?

  2. Shahid Bukhari profile image59
    Shahid Bukhariposted 5 years ago

    To State, The Absolute Truth, Is God's ... not ... Creation's, business ... This, Is, The Absolute Truth.

    The Absolute Truth "Is" Believing ... Absolutely ... Unconditionally ... Unequivocally.

    The Absolute ... Has nothing to do with Contradictions or Paradoxes ...

    A Persian Proverbial saying ... " The Sun ... Is, the Proof, of the Sun's ... Being " ...

    Paradoxes and Contradiction, are Products of  Rational ... Conditional ... or a "Flawed" Thinkings based, Believing... In ... The ... Is

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    ctbrown7posted 5 years ago

    If using language to identify truth, yes there will always be paradox.  Language, by itself, cannot describe absolute truth.  This doesn't mean absolute truth doesn't exist, quite the contrary.

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    Larry Wallposted 5 years ago

    By definition a statement of absolute truth cannot be a contradiction or paradox. However, it is possible that no one can come up with such a statement.

    For example. It is dark outside. That is where I live. On the other side of the world it is incorrect.

    If the statement contains a contradiction within it, then there is a paradox or a contradiction.

    Old example:
    Can God tie a knot he cannot untie?

    Accepting that God is perfect he could tie the perfect knot that could not be untied. But if God untied it, the knot would not be perfect and if God could not untie it, then God would not be perfect, which for Christians would be impossible.

    Words are inventions of humans.

    I heard a speaker refer to something as a half truth. I replied that since truth is absolute, the so called half truth has to be a lie.

  5. iantoPF profile image81
    iantoPFposted 5 years ago

    The story is that a King called his counselors together and asked them to find the one phrase that would always, under any circumstance, be true. The answer they came up with was;
    "This too shall pass"

  6. CR Rookwood profile image83
    CR Rookwoodposted 5 years ago

    Yes, in poetry. Or a Zen koan. If you state a paradox beautifully you have an absolute truth. The paradox is the truth.