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Old 17th April 2019, 09:08 AM   #22
Dave Rogers
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Originally Posted by Gingervytes View Post
The rocket doesnít push the gas out. The gas moves out due to pressure gradient force. Thatís the false ASSUMPTION made. No one here can demonstrate that there is an equal and opposite force from gas movement due to pressure gradient force.
Translation: I've decided I don't want to believe this, and if reality disagrees then reality can just shut up.

The only rational response is attributed to Daniel Patrick Moynihan: "Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts."

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