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  • n  (logic) a statement that contradicts itself
    `I always lie' is a paradox because if it is true it must be false

  • The paradox of thrift is that the more individuals save, the more the collective savings fall because one individual's spending is another person's income.
  • Every Briton loves a paradox.
  • Franklin Roosevelt's anti-inflation program produced a neat socio-political paradox last week.
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  • A modest proposal: Sell the jobs report to the highest bidder
    The consumer sentiment survey scandal, Jon Hilsenrath, and the paradox of financial information.
    June 14, 2013 - Washington Post
  • The 5 Dumbest Things on Wall Street This Week: June 14
    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac pose a paradox, Lululemon's CEO quits, Booz gets Snowden-ed, Ramey returns the Herbalife soap opera and more. Click to view a price quote on FNMA . Click to research the Real Estate industry.        
    June 14, 2013 -
  • Movie review: Love after 40 gets complex in ‘Before Midnight’
    Movie review: Love after 40 gets complex in ‘Before Midnight’ by Sean P. Means The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 13, 2013 04:59PM MDT “Before Midnight” presents a paradox: It’s the best entry in director Richard Linklater’s romantic trilogy, but it’s also the first in the series that doesn’t leave me dying to know what happens next. “Before Midnight” continues the romantic journey of Jesse ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune

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