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Comment by eckenheimer on The Argument from Common Usage · 2008-02-16T03:08:06.000Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

To respond to Caledonian's question: "What happens when an immovable object meets an irresistible force?"

The result will be to rename one of the two. I'd bet on the immovable object to "win" merely on a hunch that maximum inertia beats maximum momentum. (I'm only half kidding, though I have no proof or even a plausible hypothesis to support my bald-faced assertion.)