Originally posted by Zapswrong.
Ask one of the guards "is the other path correct?"
If the guard says "no", the other path is correct.
If the guard says "yes", the other path is not correct.
Originally posted by tomaknice!!
How about this:
Ask whichever guard you go to: Should I believe the other guard if he tells me he is guarding heaven? If the guard says Yes, stay right there and go in his gate. If the guard says no, go in the other gate .(The honest guard will only say yes if he is guarding heaven but he would say no if he is guarding hell, whereas the dishonest guard will ...[text shortened]... of heaven -- but will say no if the other guard really IS guarding heaven). How is that answer?
Originally posted by dk3nnyi think that the question is refrased not good. the question should be "if i ask the other guard which door he is guarding what wilol he say" you are missing the fact that the guard says what the OTHER guard would say not him
I must be missing something but could you explain this answer a bit clearer.
Question "Should I believe the other guard if he tells me he is guarding heaven"
There are 4 possibilities. Honest guard (h) and lying guard (l), heaven gate (Hv) and hell gate (Hl)
The answer to this question for each
(h)(Hv) - no
(l)(Hl) - no
(h ...[text shortened]... guy (on heaven gate), he could say no and you will go in the hell gate.
Did i miss something??