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    On Apr 2, 11:13 pm, oriel36 <kelleher.ger...@gmail.com> wrote;


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    Boy, that's the truth... over and over and over ad nauseum...


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    Dave Typinski wrote:



    I agree if you address the phenomenon in question here or any involving
    matter in general, you could argue that we don't understand why matter
    behaves as it does on the most basic level. In fact we don't really know
    the source for matter or mass. That is the domain of quantum mechanics.
    But as you say, we do have a sufficient understanding of the device in
    question to apply that knowledge on the scale of human interaction with
    matter. It's similar to the difference between Newtonian physics and
    that of Einstein. The latter works fine for explaining the behavior of
    matter in everyday life but if breaks down at very high velocities or
    extreme gravity. That was the genius of Einstein.

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    oriel36 wrote:

    Absolutely amazing. You didn't even address my challenge to discover the
    name of the device which demonstrates the behavior of the earth's
    rotational axis. You seem to be aware that the rotational axis remains
    fixed in space but you don't have a clue why this is so.
    One final question for you; how did you first learn about the behavior
    of the earth's rotational axis? Weren't you the least bit curious to
    know more about the principle which explains that phenomenon? Any high
    school physics student could explain it. Why can't you?

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    Dave Typinski wrote:


    He certainly is an interesting though slippery character. Reminds me of
    a savant. He repeats the same phrases over and over but in his case he
    almost convinces one that he knows what he's talking about. To his
    credit he does have a better than average command of the English
    language. There must be some kind of disconnect between his ability to
    reason and his language skills. Maybe something went wrong along the
    way. What I find strange is he was apparently able to accurately deduce
    how the earth's rotational axis behaves, based mostly on images, but he
    shows no interest in understanding why. It's amusing that he thinks he's
    the only one on the planet to discover the true behavior of the earth's
    axis. Talk about delusions of grandeur.
    Oh well, it was fun for a while. My apologies to those who indulged my
    attempts to learn more about this guy. I imagine most here have him kill
    filed. I'll continue to read his posts, if for no other reason than
    trying to crack this mystery.

 

 
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