"The method of paroxysm involves choosing the opposite of EVERY WORD in the best definition of the original paradox (except the word 'paradox' which is not included), and combining them in the same order as the respective original words. The result serves as a solution to the paradox.

So, for example, with the Sorites paradox of the sound of hay falling, if we define the problem as "definite continuum" the paroxysm becomes "indefinite definitions". If we define the problem as "meaningless continuum" the paroxysm is "meaningful divisions". Depending on the way the problem is defined, it has different solutions. This is the only way to be sure that the paradox is solvable."

--- Coppedge, Nathan. Via Quora.

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