A situation which theoretically should not be able to exist but in reality does; a self-contradiction.
You have to have a permit to drive a car, but you can't get a permit until you've driven a car--that's a paradox.
by Laur June 22, 2003
a seeming contradiction that can be resolved through a higher understanding (and no, not G-d. although some people equate any serious thinking with some higher power)
"in order to achieve peace, we must prepare for war"
by sarah the omnipotent October 18, 2003
the other examples were pretty confusing, so heres an oldie:

dont think its exactly what they mean though.
Two men on an island. One always lies. One always tells the truth. you meet one of them. they say: "im the liar".
by duck February 08, 2005
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