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Falling from a high place doesn’t hurt you, it’s the sudden stop at the bottom that hurts you.
If you drop a frog in boiling water, it tries to jump out. If you put him in cold water and gradually turn up the heat, he will not notice the danger until it is too late.
The human body is not designed to withstand a sudden stop. It can take an impact if the speed remains constant. That's why you don't feel any pain when your car hits something at 50km/h, but you do at 70 or 100.
You wouldn't feel any pain if you were falling at 50km/h, but the ground would. Therefore it is the sudden stop that hurts.
Therefore, the fall doesn't hurt you, it's the sudden stop that does. Obviously.
I would say that the human body is never designed to withstand a sudden stop. The ground will have already received damage in the form of compression, and it will likely break your bones.
Sudden stops are not what the human body is supposed to withstand. The frog's body can take the heat because it isn't being suddenly stopped, and its skin does indeed contain a lot of water.