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    Question Butterfly or Emperor?

    I read in a book by George RR Martin this little snipette ;

    "A butterfly dreaming it was an emperor,

    wondering if it were an emperor dreaming it were a butterfly".


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    Mystery written on a slip of paper:
    "The statement on the other side is TRUE.
    on the opposite side it said:
    "The statement on the other side is FALSE.
    I came in to the world with nothing. I still have most of it.

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    Yep, thats another one Rcgreen.

    Anyone else got any similar to these?

    Come to that, what do you call these sort of sayings?

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    They're called paradoxes.

    I am a liar.

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