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paradox
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The Da Vinci Code
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  • As plausible an interpretation as this seemed, Langdon felt haunted now by a troubling paradox.
  • Moreover, Collet realized, if Langdon were innocent, it explained one of this case’s strangest paradoxes: Why had Sophie Neveu, the granddaughter of the victim, helped the alleged killer escape?
  • Langdon’s years in the classroom had not imbued him with any skills relevant to handling confrontations at gunpoint, but the classroom had taught him something about answering paradoxical questions.
  • "Leigh," Langdon said, "the argument is paradoxical.

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  • It’s the grandfather paradox of time travel in which a man cannot travel to a time before he was born and kill his grandfather.
  • It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.
    Arnold Toynbee

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