Inconsistant logical systems are not useful in getting at "the truth". The following is a cute "proof" by Bertrand Russel:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

If 2+2=5...

that means 4=5...

so, lets subtract 2 from each side...

that gives us...

2=3....

transposing, we have 3=2...

now, lets subtract 1 from each side...

2=1...

Now, since the Pope and Russel are two different people, and 2=1...

Therefore, the Pope and Russel are one.

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# If 2+2=5, then bertrand russel is the pope!

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