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Re: Re: Re: A Spindoctoring Classic

My hours spent in Stochastic Chemistry are haunting me right now.

My feeble memory is telling me that the fundamental difference between Acids and Bases was the concentration of H+ ions vs OH- ions. Acids had more H+ than OH- and bases had more OH- vs H+, which was their tendency to oxidize or reduce.

My memory also brings back images of mixing Strong Bases with Strong Acids which resulted in lovely exothermic reactions.