# Being attacked by ignorance!

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Chi Meson said:
I had an arguement about light with a poetry major
Well theres your problem! haha. I would have pissed them off by making up a poem that sucked ass and gave it to him and told him "dude look, im better then Poe". If he wants to use stupid irrational logic, i'll use stupid irrational logic!

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moose said:
I remember when a kid in my german class last year said "What if a terrorist puts a nuke into the core of the universe... we would all die"
He wasn't kidding.
haha i would have been a jerk and started scaring people by telling them "how easy it is to build a nuclear bomb".

Pengwuino said:
haha i would have been a jerk and started scaring people by telling them "how easy it is to build a nuclear bomb".
Why didn't I think of that

jcsd
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Look Penguwino, I've trold yo enough times if two monkeys travel in opposite dircetions with velocity c then special relativity is wrong! The time time dialtion of one monkey should be viewed in tems of the projecttion of his four postion onto his four velocity!!!! A monkey not obeying Lornetz symmetry disregards special relatvity!

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jcsd said:
Look Penguwino, I've trold yo enough times if two monkeys travel in opposite dircetions with velocity c then special relativity is wrong! The time time dialtion of one monkey should be viewed in tems of the projecttion of his four postion onto his four velocity!!!! A monkey not obeying Lornetz symmetry disregards special relatvity!
You do have a point... I do enjoy penguins...

You are all one word god singularity stupid

ShawnD
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Pengwuino said:
haha i would have been a jerk and started scaring people by telling them "how easy it is to build a nuclear bomb".
The great thing about science is that everything is easy yet hard to do. The hydrogen bomb is as easy as A + B = C, but getting it to work is really damn hard.

About SR, is any of it actually proven? When I see a question in a text book with something like "you are traveling at 0.98c and you see a man. 2 hours later you see that same man. How much time has passed relative to the man?" and it expects an actual answer, I can't help but think some guy just pulled this out of his ass since such an experiment would be impossible to setup.

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ShawnD said:
About SR, is any of it actually proven? When I see a question in a text book with something like "you are traveling at 0.98c and you see a man. 2 hours later you see that same man. How much time has passed relative to the man?" and it expects an actual answer, I can't help but think some guy just pulled this out of his ass since such an experiment would be impossible to setup.
Well as to my understanding, theres particles all around us going damn well near the speed of light. Plus theres this muon that i hear is generated in the atmosphere but using newtonian physics, it shouldn't be detectable on the ground but it is since it's going so insanely fast.

jcsd
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ShawnD said:
The great thing about science is that everything is easy yet hard to do. The hydrogen bomb is as easy as A + B = C, but getting it to work is really damn hard.
About SR, is any of it actually proven? When I see a question in a text book with something like "you are traveling at 0.98c and you see a man. 2 hours later you see that same man. How much time has passed relative to the man?" and it expects an actual answer, I can't help but think some guy just pulled this out of his ass since such an experiment would be impossible to setup.
You are thinking wrongly, SR is about monkeys not men. How can a monkey give birth to a man? That is why SR is wrong.

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jcsd said:
You are thinking wrongly, SR is about monkeys not men. How can a monkey give birth to a man? That is why SR is wrong.
Again, you are wrong, you clearly possess no understanding of Spontaneous Relativity.

Chi Meson
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jcsd said:
You are thinking wrongly, SR is about monkeys not men. How can a monkey give birth to a man? That is why SR is wrong.
I think you just hit on the perfect reply to thoses idiots; just go...

"So what your saying is that since monkeys can't give birth to men SR is wrong? Becuase what you just said is just as stupid!"

ZapperZ
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ShawnD said:
About SR, is any of it actually proven? When I see a question in a text book with something like "you are traveling at 0.98c and you see a man. 2 hours later you see that same man. How much time has passed relative to the man?" and it expects an actual answer, I can't help but think some guy just pulled this out of his ass since such an experiment would be impossible to setup.
Whaaaaaaaa????

Are you serious?

Zz.

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And what I also hate is when people go "Why are you so damn defensive about this" when you tell them they are wrong and explain how SR works. I mean it's like people don't want to be told how the world works. Do they seriously read text books and think "damn this book is being defensive"?