In the Truth Action forum, “Truthmover” posted Looking beyond the hype – Bilderberg docs on Wikileaks. Truthmover’s take on these documents is entirely sane — no “New World Order” scaremongering, just a reasonable interest in knowing what the rich and powerful are up to.
But then “dicktater” chimed in with quotes from David Icke and links to sites such as “Conspiracy Central.” Several of us objected.
Eventually “dicktater” responded with a totally off-topic post about WTC demolition claims, apparently in an effort to claim that I am more of a “kook” than David Icke because I’m not inclined to believe in the WTC demolition hypotheses. I’ve decided to respond here, rather than in the Truth Action forum itself, (1) to avoid further derailing the thread, and (2) because I’m not sure whether YT would welcome debate about WTC demolition theories in the Truth Action forum.
Unfortunately, I cannot watch streaming video, so I can’t respond to the videos he posted. But, below one of the videos, “dicktater” posted the following:
The roofline of WTC1 (The North Tower of the World Trade Center) begins dropping with sudden onset and accelerates uniformly downward at about 64% of the acceleration of gravity (g) until it disappears into the dust. This means it is meeting resistance equal to about 36% of its weight. The implication of this, however, is that the force it is exerting on the lower section of the building is also only 36% of the weight of the falling section. This is much less than the force it would exert if it were at rest. The acceleration data thus prove that the falling top section of the building cannot be responsible for the destruction of the lower section of the building. [I want to acknowledge the work of Graeme MacQueen and Tony Szamboti who have been engaged in similar measurements by other means and have reached similar conclusions.]
What??? “The force it is exerting on the lower section of the building is also only 36% of the weight of the falling section?” The force that the falling section exerts on the lower part is one heck of a lot more, not less, than its weight. Try the following two experiments:
- Gently rest a brick on top of your foot.
- Break the brick up into small pieces, then drop the pieces on you foot, all at once, from a height.
Which hurts more?
I suspect that “dicktater” may be misrepresenting whatever Tony Szamboti might have actually said. Szamboti is a mechanical engineer, and I cannot imagine him making such an obviously ridiculous claim, although he might be mistaken on other things.