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Yes, no one can consistently lie over their lifetime. They are simply lying about always lying.

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No, the reason being that when someone says that they "always" lie, it's referring to the context of things. They are just admitting to being very untrustworthy.

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This cannot be answered/this is a paradox.

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UtherPenguin says2015-09-22T23:50:42.7972754Z
Someone needs to addo a lenny face to thus poll.
gabep says2015-09-23T01:42:39.5688416Z
Agreed.
Sarra says2015-09-23T05:33:12.5769029Z
4th option: some manners of speech (ex. 'you are always lying') are not meant to be taken literally. Thank you for sharing your writings, I <3 your doge pics, and I hope you have a wonderful night Peters Smith.
idoubtit says2015-09-23T20:00:04.4524225Z
Both yes and paradox
Sole_Executioner says2015-11-10T20:40:26.2583060Z
Also if they're lying about always lying , doesn't that just reaffirm what they said about always lying ? So , basically yes someone can always lie but if they told the truth about always lying .....Then that contradicts what they said about always lying so ...Paradox.... Definitely paradox
ssadi says2016-03-08T14:20:13.0606074Z
Yes, they are lying that they ALWAYS lie. This answer is logically consistent. Let me explain: 1. Let's assume that their statement that "I always lie" is true. If this statement was true, then it would mean that they didn't lie this time which contradicts their claim that they always lied. Therefore, this statement cannot be true. 2. Let's assume that their statement "I always lie" was a lie. If this statement was a lie, then it would mean that they don't ALWAYS lie as they claim, but it says nothing about whether they ever lie or not. For example they may lie SOMETIMES (e.G., this time in the above statement), but not always. Therefore, they are lying that they always lie. And it is a logically correct answer!
ssadi says2016-03-08T14:39:55.8205338Z
Yes, they are lying that they ALWAYS lie. This answer is logically consistent. Let me explain. There are only 2 possibilities, 1-this statement is true and 2-this statement is a lie. 1. Let's assume that their statement that "I always lie" is true. If this statement was true, then it would mean that they didn't lie this time which contradicts their claim that they always lied. Therefore, this statement cannot be true. 2. Let's assume that their statement "I always lie" was a lie. If this statement was a lie, then it would mean that they don't ALWAYS lie as opposed to their claim (=lie), but it says nothing about whether they lie or not. For example they may lie SOMETIMES (e.G., this time in the above statement), but NOT ALWAYS. Therefore, this time they are lying that they always lie. And it is a logically correct answer!

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