Solution to genie puzzle

There are several solutions, but all of them are logical statements involving "you will tell me your name" and "you will grant me (3) wishes". In each situation, a contradiction is reached unless the genie grants the wishes.

  • "You will not tell me your name nor grant me three wishes."
  • "You will not tell me your name, or you will grant me three wishes."

I got the idea from a John Allen Paulos article on abcnews.

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