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Logical pessimism February 23, 2006

Posted by shootingcipher in Mathematics.
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You can never catch up
You cannot  start
You cannot even move
These  acutely pessimistic views were proposed and propounded  by Zeno, a greek philosopher who lived in the times of Socrates (actually preceded him). These are from a set of 8 paradoxes, called Zeno’s paradoxes that have been fiercely debated, explained, disproved, maligned since the ages but still rear their head in quite a few academic circles. Some scientists claim to have solved a search problem using Quantum computers without even running the algorithm and this somehow has to do with Zeno’s paradox 😕