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  •  Both of them are (1+ / 0-)
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    selling snake oil to the rubes.

    I suggest he disprove the Theory of Gravity.

    Joy shared is doubled. Pain shared is halved. Spider Robinson

    by nolagrl on Fri Feb 14, 2014 at 04:29:18 PM PST

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    •  He can disbelieve Newton all he likes. (0+ / 0-)

      I however am something of a fan of "an object in motion tends to stay in motion until acted upon by an equal and opposite force." Now if all it took was him disbelieving gravity to abolish it, for himself, one good punch should land him on the moon.

      •  Careful, Ralph (0+ / 0-)

        That's not Alice you're talking to.

        •  I'm tempted to take umbrage, but the best reason (0+ / 0-)

          not to give the guy a smack in the kisser is the fact you and I both know whoever did it would end up in jail for assault.

          Besides I was attempting to show the fallacy of the BS, just because they don't believe it doesn't actually change the fact the effects are perceivable. I wish they'd grow up though, over 500 years since the first published example of a heliocentric model came about for instance.

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