Any paradox embodies two logically opposite ideas that,
nonetheless, make rational sense. Thus, a logical contradiction that
nevertheless reminds us of a hidden truth, or an uncommonly recognized verity.
Scientific thought is characterized by a paradox. It also employs three necessary habits of mind that are applied to theory,
experimentation and discoveries; these are thorough thinking, analogous thought
and reflection on refutable concepts.
What is worth knowing is yet unknown.
The word that can be spoken is not the
When upon hearing a sound, the moment
has passed from which the utterance emerged.
There is no simultaneity, despite the
appearance of such a coincidence.
We are but the latest bud and potentially
the next extension, not of the limbs on the tree of life, but of the most
current branch of the tangled bank.
A mobius strip in the photograph above of a Baltimore Museum sculpture paradoxically appears to be a two-sided figure but in reality turns out to be a one sided creation.