Zeno’s Paradox of Dichotomy

As I understand this paradox, the distance between a person and their objective can be infinitely halved, thereby preventing the person from moving towards the objective at all. However, this seems not to be the case if you consider the fact that peopleĀ canĀ in fact take that first step.


The possibility of infinite division of distance does not prevent one from moving and dividing the distance simultaneously, meaning that one will eventually reach their goal as long as they don’t mind walking and thinking at the same time. Maybe I’m looking at this too simplistically, but the demonstrable fact that motion occurs prevents this paradox from holding much water in my mind.

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