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Pinocchio's nose paradox

Pinocchio’s nose paradox

When Collodi wrote The Adventures of Pinocchio (original at [amazon asin=1482557142&text=Amazon]), his intentions must have been to point out the link between truth and reality. It is in this sense that Pinocchio wants to be a real boy (as Disney aptly reminds us more often than it should have), but it is his numerous acts of deceit that prevent him (it?) from becoming one. This relation between truth and reality remains pertinent in much of...