# Resolving Zeno's Paradoxes: Exploring Infinity and Motion

TLDR Zeno of Elia proposed paradoxes about the natural world that involve concepts of infinity and motion. These paradoxes can be resolved through the use of infinite sums in mathematics or through the concepts of plonk length and plonk time in physics.

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Zeno of Elia proposed paradoxes about the natural world that philosophers have been trying to resolve for the last two millennia.

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Zeno's first paradox, known as the dichotomy paradox, involves the concept of infinity and argues that in order for Atalanta to run a certain distance, she must first traverse an infinite number of lengths.

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Zeno's second paradox, known as Achilles and the tortoise, argues that Achilles will never be able to beat a slow tortoise in a race because there are an infinite number of distances for Achilles to cover, each smaller than the previous one.

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Zeno's final movement paradox, known as the arrow paradox, argues that if time is made up of instances and at every instant the arrow isn't moving, there can never be any motion, leading to the conclusion that motion is impossible.

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The key to understanding Zeno's paradoxes lies in the concept of an infinite sum, which can be used to show that adding up an infinite number of fractions can equal one.

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Infinite sums and the concept of plonk units in quantum physics provide mathematical and physical explanations for resolving Zeno's paradoxes.

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Zeno's paradoxes can be resolved through the concepts of plonk length and plonk time in physics, or through mathematics and infinite sums if there is no lower limit to space and time.