The Pinocchio Paradox

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Hate to admit, it never even occurred to me.

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    17 Responses to The Pinocchio Paradox

    1. Repost. I still have this saved on my desktop from when I saw it here.

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    2. Dead wood’s in a constant state of flux, it’s always warping, growing and shrinking.

      This paradox is fail, because he is telling the truth, his nose will grow, just not to the magical extent as it does when he lies.

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    3. It would grow…

      He can not say “it’s going to grow” because he has no control over it.

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    4. i would also think that there is a difference between being wrong and lying. If it doesn’t grow, he is just wrong, not necessarily lying.

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    5. Ideally, it should be

      *aside* secretly I believe that my nose will not grow, but I am going to say it will
      */aside*

      MY NOSE WILL GROW AS A DIRECT RESULT OF THIS LIE THAT I HAVE TOLD REGARDING THE GROWING OF MY NOSE

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    6. Well, you know, the story never specified that his nose would -only- grow when he lies.

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    7. I don’t know, all I can say is I now have the image in my head of Snow White sitting on his face yelling “Lie, you son of a bitch, lie!”

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