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Trump is unloved in his own house. A figure of ridicule, a theatrical creation, he is almost sympathetic. He was told by the greedy and the outright stupid that he would make a swell president. The Liar's Paradox has spun out of control, with liars lying to a liar who believed the lie. What would that be called? Fox News, I think.
The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.
Life is strong and fragile. It's a paradox... It's both things, like quantum physics: It's a particle and a wave at the same time. It all exists all together.
The paradox of trauma is that it has both the power to destroy and the power to transform and resurrect.
Peter A. Levine
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The paradox is that when we model future designs on past successes, we are inviting failure down the line; when we take into account past failures and anticipate potential new ways in which failure can occur, we are more likely to produce successful designs.
As the humanities and liberal arts are downsized, privatized, and commodified, higher education finds itself caught in the paradox of claiming to invest in the future of young people while offering them few intellectual, civic, and moral supports.
You have to think of your brand as a kind of myth. A myth is a compelling story that is archetypal, if you know the teachings of Carl Jung. It has to have emotional content and all the themes of a great story: mystery, magic, adventure, intrigue, conflicts, contradiction, paradox.
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To be complex does not mean to be fragmented. This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization.
It is a paradox that far too few Americans participate in the wonderful ritual of democracy that we call Election Day.
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.
How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.
The main advantage of blockchain technology is supposed to be that it's more secure, but new technologies are generally hard for people to trust, and this paradox can't really be avoided.
Every experience is a paradox in that it means to be absolute, and yet is relative; in that it somehow always goes beyond itself and yet never escapes itself.
T. S. Eliot
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive.
My literature is much more the result of a paradox than that of an implacable logic, typical of police novels. The paradox is the tension that exists in my soul.
The oblique paradox of propaganda is that the lie in the throat becomes, by repetition, the truth in the heart.
The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism.
In contradiction and paradox, you can find truth.
I consider myself pretty lazy, but I look back and check out the stuff I've done, and I say, 'God, that's a lot of stuff for a lazy guy.' It's a paradox, I suppose, being both things.
It is a paradox of the acquisitive society in which we now live that although private morals are regulated by law, the entrepreneur is allowed considerable freedom to use - and abuse - the public in order to make money.
The paradox of faith is that when we conform our lives to Christ then we gain our true freedom. And its fruit is profound and lasting happiness.
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