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Friday, September 16, 2011

Oldie-but-Goodie

I've used this old YouTube version (from the movie "Labyrinth") of one of the "liar paradoxes" before, but it's so much fun, worth showing again:



(If you need help working through the logic involved you can try this page: http://dabbycool.com/nooblingsnest/?p=100 )

3 comments:

Sue VanHattum said...

She fell at the end of the clip you showed. I hope she slid into the castle.

"Shecky Riemann" said...

yes, maybe I should've clarified that she DID make the RIGHT choice... having not seen the movie I don't know where she ends up at in the next scene, but I think it safe to say, NOT dead.

Pi Guy said...

She fell because she stated that it was a piece of cake. If she'd have gone through and commented how tough that was, she'd be perfectly safe.

What she falls into is the pit of "helping hands", who ask her if she wanted to go up or down.

Trivia: The choreographer for Labyrinth was none other than Gates McFadden, who later went on to play Dr. Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation.