Questions tagged [paradox]

A paradox is a seemingly true statement or group of statements that lead to a contradiction or a situation which seems to defy logic or intuition. For the short-lived UK sci-fi series, use the tag [paradox-tv], and for the 2010 film staring Kevin Sorbo and Christopher Judge, use the tag [paradox-movie]

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What did Stephen R. Donaldson mean by "there is hope in contradiction"?

One of the many recurring sayings in The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant is said in full by one of the characters (a magic lord named Mhoram) as: When you have come to the crux, and have no other ...
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Is Loki part of a destiny trap?

In Doctor Strange #385 Loki admits that he wanted to make Dr. Strange stronger for the threads to come, e.g. Damnation. However, in Doctor Strange: Damnation #1 it is established that Doctor Strange (...
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What would happen if someone opened a door that is opened with a key of the keymaker from the other side?

In the Matrix Reloaded, Persephone is opening a door in the restaurant using a key from the keymaker, now leading to the Merovingian's chateau 500 miles away instead of the other part of the ...
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