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1. Heey,

I am recently very interested in paradoxes and already figured out many !

here is one where I had to actually ask my physics teacher and even he said it's a though one !

What happens when an unstoppable force meets an unmovable object?

So what is the result... will the object move or not.. ?

2. it will move
3. but the object is unmovable so how it that possible?
4. Tricky...I think the universe will explode from the logical inconsistencies under such circumstances.
5. The object will exert a force of equal magnitude in the opposite direction.
6. Surely the force would just flow around the immovable object or just change direction.
7. But the equilibrium of gravity and this unknown force will collide and this objject (???) will explode?

What is this stuff?
8. Unstoppable force meets Immovable object?

Result = creation of parallel dimensions, one where the object moves and one where it doesn't.

There's no problem parallel dimensions can't solve.
9. the force will go around it and piss off
10. It would mean that there is an equally unstoppable force holding the object in place, so it would have the same consequences as two unstoppable forces hitting each other... instant extinction of the human race.
11. (Original post by Hylean)
Surely the force would just flow around the immovable object or just change direction.

(Original post by Johnny Christ)
It would mean that there is an equally unstoppable force holding the object in place, so it would have the same consequences as two unstoppable forces hitting each other... instant extinction of the human race.
12. Surely that just proves there is either no such thing as an unstoppable force, or no such thing as an immovable object (or both).
13. (Original post by tazarooni89)
Surely that just proves there is either no such thing as an unstoppable force, or no such thing as an immovable object (or both).
Finally some logic.
14. I agree with tazarooni89.

Only one of them can exist at any given time.
15. (Original post by + polarity -)

I wholeheartedly rolf'd for the duration of the video and then some.
16. (Original post by Ice_Queen)
I agree with tazarooni89.

Only one of them can exist at any given time.
None of them can exist, seeing as there is no such thing as an infinite force

But that is obvious...the whole point of the thread is that it's not supposed to be feasible.

if buttered toast always lands butter side down...

and a cat always lands on its feet...

what happens if you stick toast butter side up an a cats back??
18. (Original post by Johnny Christ)
None of them can exist, seeing as there is no such thing as an infinite force
But doesn't a celestial body's gravitational field extend infinitely?
19. (Original post by + polarity -)
But doesn't a celestial body's gravitational field extend infinitely?
Theoretically, yes. Good point. But it's slightly out of context because it is possible to 'stop' a gravitational field by putting say, a magnetic field opposing it.
20. (Original post by jwza)

if buttered toast always lands butter side down...

and a cat always lands on its feet...

what happens if you stick toast butter side up an a cats back??
lol wtf

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