Frequently Asked Questions
Why is it called Paradox?
Our magazine is called Paradox because we are a contradiction in style. We celebrate contradiction because it pushes the boundaries and sets the tone going forward. As soon as one trend becomes mainstream, another one enters the fray and shakes the status quo. Paradox is inevitable and will always remain.
What is Paradox Magazine about?
Paradox Magazine is a Distinguished Luxury Lifestyle Magazine through and through. We cover everything to its highest degree and root for those dark horses to rise to the top. That means film, fashion, cars, culture, food, and celebrities. We have our foot in every industry that caters to our everyday life.
What type of word is Paradox?
The short answer: Paradox is a noun. The long answer: Paradox is the celebration of contradiction and the opportunities it brings. It is found in everything we do because there will always be groundbreaking and world-shaking developments the more that specific field is explored.
Paradox is the inception, the journey but it is not the destination. With a destination, there’s an end result. Paradox never ends.
What does Paradox mean?
Oxford: a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to be well-founded or true.
From the Greek phrases para-, which means distinct from, and doxa, which means opinion. It developed into a Latin phrase around the mid-16th century to describe “a statement contrary to accepted opinion.”
What is an example of a Paradox?
The one Paradox that gets referenced most nowadays is the famous Paradox of Thrift: “save money by spending it.”The Paradox of Thrift is an economic paradox that goes back as early as 18th-century literature. In simple terms, the act of saving money impedes your ability to make more money.
What is the simple meaning of Paradox?
It is a person that has or says seemingly contradictory qualities or phases. It can also be referring to a statement, situation, or action.
What are 5 examples of a Paradox?
- “Men work together whether they work together or apart.” – Robert Frost
- “What a pity that youth must be wasted on the young.” – George Bernard Shaw
- “I can resist anything but temptation.” – Oscar Wilde
- “The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.” – Niels Bohr
- “If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?” – George Carlin
What is a famous Paradox?
“The only thing I know, is that I know nothing.”
This is the famed Socratic Paradox.
Are oxymorons and Paradox the same?
An oxymoron is the conjunction of two words that contradict each other. Like a “small crowd” or “old news.” Paradox is applied to the grander scale of ideas or themes, whereas oxymoron refers to the words themselves.
Can a Paradox be true?
A Paradox will make you consider whether or not the two contradicting ideas or themes are true. The reality is that Paradoxes are true more often than not. As it can be true that two ideas can be on the opposite sides of meaning, true aspects can be found in both ideas.