Physics

Consider an inertial reference frame.
In this coordinate system
1. nothing can accelerate.
2. there is no inertia.
3. objects with no forces acting on them
have no acceleration.
4. inertial mass depends on your elevation.

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  1. http://www.freedictionary.org/?Query=inertial%20reference%20frame

    And Newtons first law says that it takes a force to change motion (ie, accelerate an object).

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