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  1. #1 Why the earth is zero potential? 
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    Why the earth is zero potential?


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    With respect to what?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Megabrain
    With respect to what?
    Like 0 voltage. In electrical point.
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    Man defines earth's potential as 'zero' in order to simplify things, this is an arbitrary reference point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Megabrain
    Man defines earth's potential as 'zero' in order to simplify things, this is an arbitrary reference point.
    So what's the real point?
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    I think it all may be relative. (But that's a thought and not an absolute conviction. The only absolute conviction I have ever had was for speeding.)
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