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To utilize gravity

My idea starts with a show I saw on the science channel, it was about the forces on our planet. I was fine with him till he got to gravity, he said gravity was a weak force so he picked up a baseball and tossed it to show. Well if gravity is such a weak force then why didn't he pick up a bulldozer and toss it. Why does it take tons of rocket fuel to launch the space shuttle into space wouldn't a little bottle rocket do the same thing? Now this guy was a scientist so with brains like this working no wonder were where were at. Were trying to come up with alternate fuels well Germany was using this back in ww 2, so how far have we progressed in 70 years? There is a machine in someones mind somewhere that will run of of gravity to run a generator or maybe a motor maybe like a pendulum or something. I know there is some way we can utilize gravity to our advantage. Wind power is nice as long as you have wind and so is solar power as long as you have sunlight but gravity is everywhere 24 7. We need to think outside the box and quit thinking of these things that are in limited supply. Now we got ethanol and bio diesel which takes food off the table and don't even supply enough fuel to take care of Rhode Island. There is a power source that can be utilized with gravity somebody just needs to put there genus into it. It's a force and contrary to some scientists it's a powerful force so if it's a force it can be utilized somehow.

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    Apr 16 2011: so you have this idea that somebody else should do something.
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      Apr 17 2011: That's not quite fair Krisztian- even Einstein couldn't do his own math. Generating ideas is a different skill than engineering. We should welcome all voices.
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        Apr 17 2011: Thank you Debra. I probably should have put this in the debate conversation but I was just getting tired of seeing us come up with all these ideas that are already in limited supply cause sooner or later were going to run out of fossil fuel and I would hate to think all we have to turn to is wind power or solar power or even battery power. So if I offended anyone else I'm sorry.
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        Apr 17 2011: einstein did the majority of his own math, contrary to the popular belief. he was a math prodigy actually. but that is tangential to our discussion. cooperation is fun. having a faint clue, and wanting someone else to make it work is not. if some is incapable to contribute to a topic, leave it to those who can.

        suppose you are a marketing manager at a company. i'm the sysadmin there, and i approach you with my idea: people like to communicate. we should somehow use this urge to promote our products. you should work on my idea. what would be your response?
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        Apr 17 2011: erik: this is why:

        http://xkcd.com/386/
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        Apr 18 2011: debra, i'm trying. :)

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