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Shortest Long Number (Posted on 2004-04-15) Difficulty: 3 of 5
What is the smallest positive integer that cannot be defined in less than twenty-five syllables?

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Hints/Tips re: Didn't define it either, Ady | Comment 33 of 49 |
(In reply to Didn't define it either, Ady by Penny)

I feel that both of us fully understand the complexities and the ambiguities of self-referred statements.
All of them boil down to the " This statement is false" model or to its modified version " This statement is provable."

You can easily see to what extent all the "paradoxes" are isomorphic ( Russsel's, Berry's, Godels etc).
Posting more of similar problems ( Can the omnipotent God
create a stone He cannot lift?..etc) is utterly counter-productive, since it stimulates no new ideas and enhances
waste of time.

Do we at least agree on that?????

  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2004-04-16 02:21:45

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