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Hell_freezes_over by Fiery-Fire Hell_freezes_over by Fiery-Fire

Completely inspired by little piece of student work ;) :)
A MUST TO READ !!! :heart:

The following is supposedly an actual question given on a University of
Washington chemistry mid-term. The answer by one student was so "profound"
that the professor shared it with colleagues, via the Internet, which is, of
course, why we now have the pleasure of enjoying it as well.

Bonus Question:
Is Hell exothermic (gives off heat) or endothermic (absorbs heat)? Most of the
students wrote proofs of their beliefs using Boyle's Law (gas cools when it
expands and heats when it is compressed) or some variant. One student,
however, wrote the following:
First, we need to know how the mass of Hell is changing in time. So we need
to know the rate at which souls are moving into Hell and the rate at which they
are leaving. I think that we can safely assume that once a soul gets to Hell,
it will not leave. Therefore, no souls are leaving. As for how many souls are
entering Hell, let's look at the different religions that exist in the world
Most of these religions state if you are not a member of their religion, you
will go to Hell.
Since there is more than one of these religions and since people do
not belong to more than one religion, we can project that all souls go to Hell.
With birth and death rates as they are, we can expect the number of souls in
Hell to increase exponentially.
Now, we look at the rate of change of the volume in Hell because Boyle's Law
states that in order for the temperature and pressure in Hell to stay the same,
the volume of Hell has to expand proportionately as souls are added. This gives
two possibilities:
1. If Hell is expanding at a slower rate than the rate at which souls enter
Hell, then the temperature and pressure in Hell will increase until all
Hell breaks loose.
2. If Hell is expanding at a rate faster than the increase of souls in Hell,
then the temperature and pressure will drop until Hell freezes over. So which is it?

If we accept the postulate given to me by Teresa during my Freshman ye ar
that, "it will be a cold day in Hell before I sleep with you, and take into
account the fact that I slept with her last night, then number 2 must be true,
and thus I am sure Hell is exothermic and has already frozen over.
The corollary of this theory is that since Hell has frozen over, it follows
that it is not accepting any more souls and is therefore, extinct...
leaving only Heaven thereby proving the existence of a divine being which
explains why, last night, Teresa kept shouting "Oh my God."

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awesome . the color looks so icy . LOL . love it :+favlove:
Fiery-Fire Oct 20, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you -Thats the freezing idea is crystalizing :)
Liamythesh Oct 19, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fiery-Fire Oct 19, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
magnusti78 Oct 16, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
heheeee great story!!! i wish i could come up with something as witty as that :D And your fractal is perfect illustration of it as well :D
Fiery-Fire Oct 16, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Isn't it - ohhh the things we do for fun ;)
that student is really smart, not just a smartass ... so yeah hell froze over :party:
I wish to dissent tho ... to me the proof a divine being exists is the fact that Teresa slept with him :D
haha this said, it s a great fractal :clap:
Fiery-Fire Oct 15, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hahahaha..- im glad you like the imaging and the fractal
I was going to add 'a making out couple in the middle'
but I figured that may be much ;) hahahaa
Maybe i post a 2nd version ;)
Im glad some of us have a sense of humor ;)
coudnt survive without sense of humour
and can i tell you in strict confidence? i naturally mistrust people who dont have one, cause they can easily misunderstand and distort anything you say (ok i dont want to go to the extent of saying lack of sense of humour is lack of intelligence)
omg i said it :rofl:
Fiery-Fire Oct 16, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hahahahaa...yes i was saying that last night hmmmm ;)
well said -speak up evil, cant hear you ;):rofl:
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