The Impossible

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    If an immovable object is struck by an unstoppable force...wat happens?
     
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    They can't exist together.
     
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    Black hole ... nuclear explosion ... any number of theories, but that's all moot because the two are impossibilities in science, so there is no way to test it, and even if you could test it, would you want to?
     
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    Neither can exist.
     
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    true. but isn't science about thinking about the impossible and building off of it. i mean in the 1800s ppl thought is was impossible to go to the moon. my theory is time would stop...but wait, isn't time irrelavant to science. i mean time is only "time" because we make it that way. we only create seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, years, decades, centuries, etc. to suit the needs of the human mind to have a structured life style. or is it because humans seem to create violence, conflict, or disruption when something is the same for too long, otherwise known as boring. i know this seems not the relate to the initial thread but it does. Because if you can't think of the impossible or outside the box, why think at all. so a simple anwer of "neither can exist" isn't a way to "discuss" something.
     
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    damn good point !! :clap2:
     
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    Schrodinger's cat, dude...
     
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    thank you. i mean i know that the quesiton i asked is some what rhetorical. but if every scientist jus said when something seemed to hard to think about, "its impossible" we would still be living in dirt and huts. i am no means of a scientist but discussing the impossible interests me, so thats wat i was hoping for on this thread...
     
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    agreed--seeking the impossible leads to amazing discoveries and insights.
     
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    As I say, without the dreams of myth and legend, we would be no where in science and technology.
     

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