Defining the World

The Earth

Why don’t we feel the Earth moving?

Even though we constantly move at a high rate of speed, we don’t feel it, just as we don’t feel the speed at which we’re flying in an airplane or driving in a car. It’s only when there is a sudden change in speed that we notice, and if the Earth made such a change we would certainly feel it.


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