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I have come back to this discussion thread after a lot of time


The liar's paradox is an incomplete sentence, and below is an explanation of it:

"This sentence is false."

As is of experience we usually construct and use sentences and all sentences we use to communicate is always tied down to a context.

Well if that is well established, now, we can easily see that the sentence is not complete or the context is not defined well so as to consider that it means something is false? what is false? has to be defined well, usually true and false are opposite meaning words......I mean "MEANING" when [true & false] are used the meaning is apparent or well established, before, in a discussion context when the word "true" and "false" are mentioned.

Think about this sentence - "There is GOD."

Immediately you get the meaning of the sentence as the word "There" refers to the very world in which we are alive and kicking with life, here in this sentence there is no requirement to specify "where?" as it is well understood that it means or refers to the world.

Now come back to the liar's paradox sentence - "This sentence is false." We do understand from this sentence that the word "this" is pointing to the very sentence we are reading. However it is not well established or no context is defined for the sentence to know what is false? if this sentence is properly used in a discussion or context then the word "this" will get a fuller qualifying meaning and then we can infer the object or abstract or opinion or meaning that is false.

for eg. consider the below discussion:

Dr Arun Kotenkar writes in his book - Humanity is like a banyan tree with deep roots and individual egos representing the end points or the leaves of the humanity tree.

Radheevar reads this sentence and says - This sentence is false.

Now see how the meaning is conveyed to you the reader after radheevar uses the liar's paradox.

Hey thanks again for reading this post---

Let GOD Bless you


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