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    Daily struggle with aspects of the law of non-contradiction

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    The law of non-contradiction as stated by Aristotle: "It is impossible for the same thing to belong and not to belong at the same time to the same thing and in the same respect"
    http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/aristotle-noncontradiction/

    According to Allan Bloom, "the earliest-known explicit statement of the principle of contradiction - the premise of philosophy and the foundation of rational discourse" - is given in Plato's Politeia (The Republic) where the character Socrates states, "It's plain that the same thing won't be willing at the same time to do or suffer opposites with respect to the same part and in relation to the same thing".
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principle_of_contradiction

    The example I'll give regards selfishness.

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    The law of non-contradiction as stated by Aristotle: "It is impossible for the same thing to belong and not to belong at the same time to the same thing and in the same respect"
    http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/aristotle-noncontradiction/

    According to Allan Bloom, "the earliest-known explicit statement of the principle of contradiction - the premise of philosophy and the foundation of rational discourse" - is given in Plato's Politeia (The Republic) where the character Socrates states, "It's plain that the same thing won't be willing at the same time to do or suffer opposites with respect to the same part and in relation to the same thing".
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principle_of_contradiction

    The example I'll give regards ...

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    This is a discussion about the daily personal struggle with the reality of the law of non-contradiction. Is it possible to adhere to the law of non-contradiction or is inevitable that all of us will be hypocrites in our daily lives? Over 900 words of original text along with links to informative websites.

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