Zeno’s Thesis’ Paradox

Ever feel like you’ll just keep revising your paper forever and never actually publish it? This is the PhD Comic for you:

“Piled Higher and Deeper” by Jorge Cham, http://www.phdcomics.com

“Piled Higher and Deeper” by Jorge Cham, http://www.phdcomics.com

(Here’s the main text: “Around 465 BC, a young Zeno of Elea formulated this paradox in response to interactions with his advisor, Parmenides: ‘If for every n number of errors you correct on your thesis, your Professor discovers n/2 number of new errors, the number of revisions reaches infinity.'”)

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