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Paradox Thinking


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A series of examples on paradox thinking....from various dimensions in life

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Paradox Thinking

  1. 1. Nirmala P September 2016
  2. 2. Nirmala P September 2016
  3. 3. Define Paradox • a seemingly absurd or contradictory statement or proposition which when investigated may prove to be well founded or true • a statement or proposition which, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems logically unacceptable or self- contradictory
  4. 4. Cosmic Theory… Why Aliens haven’t contacted us…
  5. 5. The Paradox of Time… When you slow down and focus on something with your full attention, looking at every detail that it has to offer, you don’t see the clock ticking away. Time flies.
  6. 6. "There is no such thing like darkness. Its actually the absence of light. We always study light & heat, but not cold & darkness. Similarly, evil does not exist. Actually it is the absence of love, faith & true belief in God." Psychology and Spirituality
  7. 7. Art… Which is the drawing hand?
  8. 8. As a Child…
  9. 9. Machines The eye of the needle in a sewing machine
  10. 10. Fitness and Health Walking less (Travellator) vs Walking more
  11. 11. Advertising
  12. 12. Advertising
  13. 13. Advertising
  14. 14. Learning and Education
  15. 15. When on the Path of Destruction
  16. 16. Quotes - Groucho Marx Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read
  17. 17. Quotes Focus on those who value, appreciate and understand you. Because they bring out the best in you!
  18. 18. If You Know How to Laugh at Yourself… Focus on those who value, appreciate and understand you. Admire the rest for their wisdom.
  19. 19. At the Movies Vijay saves himself and Trisha by doing something contradictory to what a hero is expected to do. He falsely threatens to kill her, in order to escape from a huge army of gangsters that he cannot possibly fight & win or run away from. Watch the movie to catch the paradox in its entirety
  20. 20. Inspiration…