An argument that can be turned either way; one where you have no more or less higher ground than your opposition.

Note: people with a podium or any method of voicing an opinion believe they have the higher ground.

Gays boycott companies that don't accept gays. This is the companies choice, people. They don't have to agree with you.

or

Gays boycott companies that don't accept gays. This is the persons choice. They don't have to agree with every company.
That sentence was a contradiction, it really did nothing to further your point.
by might as well be racist March 15, 2009
A contradiction is two propositions used in combination where one makes the other impossible. It is something that is A and non-A at the same time. A contradiction, therefore, cannot exist in reality, since existence exists (whereas a contradiction could not possibly exist). In the cognitive process, reaching a contradiction as a conclusion or evaluation of reality is proof of an error in one's thinking.
A square circle is a contradiction in terms. It cannot even be imagined.

"Anyone who denies the law of non-contradiction should be beaten and burned until he admits that to be beaten is not the same as not to be beaten, and to be burned is not the same as not to be burned." (Avicenna, Medieval Philosopher)
by Ryan Gonet April 07, 2007
Saying a war is in its "last throes" and then saying "there is more work to do"
Iraq will be finished in sixth months tops.

(3 years later)

hey, it could go one 5 , 7, 9, 12 years is a possibility.
by Tony Ramone June 29, 2005
Calling something two things that are the opposite of each other.
Contradictions: That chick is so hot, but ugly.

That game was cool, but gay.

I'm the nicest person you'll ever meet, but ask me for money, I'll slaughter you.
by Wasabimoto March 27, 2007
The stupidest essay error of all time, and clearly points out that you couldn't possibly know less about the thing you were talking about, unless of course you acknowledge the contradiction.
Adolf Hitler was a cunning philanthropist. He was skilled in painting art, and led the Nazi regime, whose genocide was the leading cause of death for Jews in Europe at the time.

The Bible does not present all accurate information, and contains quite a few contradictions. In 2 Samuel, 24:1, God is the person to tell David to count his Israelite troops, but oddly, in I Chronicles 2, 1:1, Satan is counted as the person to tell David to count his troops.
by LWxxDark Wolf November 07, 2009
"Compassionate Conservative."
I am a compassionate conservative. Please excuse me, I need to go join the army so I can kill - no, I mean "help" - the people in Iraq.

How come some people can have examples without the word and I can't?

Contradiction
by Abudoobie January 09, 2006
Lying. Saying something and doing the opposite.
Do as I say, not as I do because the shit's so deep you can't run away.

I beg to differ. On the contrary, I agree with every word that you say.

Talk is cheap and lies are expensive.

My wallet's fat and so is my head.

Hit and run and then I'll hit you again.

I'm a smart ass but I'm playing dumb.

...

I have no belief
But I believe
I'm a walking contradiction
And I ain't got no right
by The St. Jimmy October 31, 2010

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