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The Exclusive Club (Posted on 2013-07-01) Difficulty: 3 of 5
There is a club called the Exclusive Club. Somebody is a member of this club if and only if he has not shaved anybody who has shaved him. In other words, X is a member of the Exclusive Club if and only if there is no Y such that X shaves Y and Y shaves X.

A barber once claimed that he had shaved every member of the Exclusive Club and nobody else. Show that the barber's claim cannot be true.

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Some Thoughts re(5): solution | Comment 7 of 8 |
(In reply to re(4): solution by Daniel)

I accept your interpretation , but consider  it "weak".


Nothing in the text IMHO precludes the following understanding:

Club  members belong to a subset of people not shaving people who did not shave them(PNSPWDNT). This subser we call EXI.CLUB.
 There might exist some PNSPWDNT out of this subset. 


 Using a famous paradox as a basis of logic-oriented puzzle is quite questionable.

  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2013-07-02 05:45:06
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