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Paparidox statement

  1. Apr 16, 2005 #1

    JamesU

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    Imagine a piece of paper, here's the statement on the back:



    Here's the front:

    :surprised
     
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  3. Apr 16, 2005 #2
    does it say "© ToysForDumbasses" in the corner
     
  4. Apr 16, 2005 #3
    The question is - how fast is the paper rotating?
     
  5. Apr 16, 2005 #4

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    ?????????????
     
  6. Apr 16, 2005 #5
    It's a very valid question. Logic decrees that the paper must be rotating or at least capable of rotating if we are able to know what is on the other side of the peice of paper. Unless we are assuming omnisience in which case the paper can not be rotating.
    So,
    How fast is it rotating?
     
  7. Apr 16, 2005 #6

    JamesU

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    guess :devil:
     
  8. Apr 17, 2005 #7

    JamesU

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    This is just a paridox, nothing to do with rotation
    Not---> :rofl:
    But,---> :confused:
     
  9. Apr 18, 2005 #8
    The rotating thing was most obviously a joke (and a good joke at that!).

    My guess is 1 cycle / second.
     
  10. Apr 18, 2005 #9

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    joke eh?...
     
  11. Apr 18, 2005 #10
    It rotates one time per users will (of it to rotate). HA.
     
  12. Apr 20, 2005 #11
    1 rotation per rotation ???
     
  13. Apr 20, 2005 #12
    Ref. Front of the paper. The statement on the back of paper is false that the statement on front is true.

    Ref. Back of the paper. The statement on the front of the paper is true that the statement on back is false.
     
  14. Apr 20, 2005 #13
    The paper is at rest, you are rotating. As previously noted, 1 rpr.
     
  15. Apr 20, 2005 #14
    Thank you, compliments are always much appreciated :approve:
     
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