If the earth rotates at 1000 mph and a plane is traveling at 500 mph, how do you get anywhere?
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Because the planet is traveling 1000mph relative to objects in space and the plane is traveling 500mph relative to the planet, it's all relative, sorta like marrying your cousin.
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