Ideas from 'Attacks (frags)' by Zeno (Elea) [450 BCE], by Theme Structure
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5. Theory of Logic / L. Paradox / 4. Paradoxes in Logic / a. Achilles paradox
1507

We don't have time for infinite quantity, but we do for infinite divisibility, because time is also divisible

5109

The fast runner must always reach the point from which the slower runner started

5. Theory of Logic / L. Paradox / 6. Paradoxes in Language / b. The Heap paradox ('Sorites')
1512

Zeno is wrong that one grain of millet makes a sound; why should one grain achieve what the whole bushel moves?

5. Theory of Logic / L. Paradox / 7. Paradoxes of Time
1508

Zeno's arrow paradox depends on the assumption that time is composed of nows

26. Natural Theory / B. Concepts of Nature / 1. Basis of Nature
454

If there are many things they must have a finite number, but there must be endless things between them

26. Natural Theory / B. Concepts of Nature / 3. Space / e. Relational space
1511

If everything is in a place, what is the place in? Place doesn't exist

27. Natural Reality / A. Physics / 2. Movement
455

That which moves, moves neither in the place in which it is, nor in that in which it is not
