‘Things are not as they seem; nor are they otherwise’, say’s the Sūtra.
Whoa! Isn’t that a contradiction?
Take a minute to note the overlap of this expression to the Logical Form of Big Y’s algorithm.
The above bristling Self-Eating Expression is not just a clever play of words or cryptic coding of a privileged secret. Short of ‘The-Not’, the above line will likely appear as inscrutable rubbish. In sight of ‘The-Not’, its literal truth stares you in the face.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, the Writer rightly renowned for his selection of Parisien watering holes writes: ‘The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function…’. A new restatement of a very old idea.