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originally posted by: dfnj2015
a reply to: mrthumpy
You are incapable of understand Newtonian physics. Just move along.
The lower portions of both buildings' cores (60 stories of WTC 1 and 40 stories of WTC 2) remained standing for up to 25 seconds after the start of the initial collapse before they too collapsed.
the absolute and I mean absolute ignorance displayed in the last few days by a few posters is astounding and makes me wonder whats causing it and if it could be something external and not just their own ignorance.
I wonder also, same goes for some "know it all" who always twist conversations to fit their agend... oops, naratives
3WHAT ABOUT THE ALMOST FREE-FALL COLLAPSE OF THE TWIN TOWERS? The key is the “almost” modifier. If I told you I was making almost $100,000 and you found out I was making only $67,000, you’d say I was exaggerating. So stop exaggerating the collapse speed of the WTC Towers! The 80,000 tons of structural steel slowed down the collapses of the Twin Towers to about ⅔ (two-thirds) of free-fall.3 And the core collapsed at about 40% of free-fall speed, coming down last.4 According to Richard Gage: “To bring a building symmetrically down, what we have to do is remove the core columns.” But on 9/11 the stronger core columns came down last, which violates this supposed most fundamental rule of controlled demolition.
Arson in WTC 6?