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Oct13-03, 11:52 PM
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Originally posted by Arc_Central
There are two choices for rotation - Thisaway -> and <-thataway.
No. The axial vector representing the angular momentum can point in any direction in three-space. There are an infinity of different choices.
There must be a preference one way or the other established.
WHY must there be? Look around. It certainly seems that's not true.
A figure skater can spin faster, but must spin first in a chosen direction. I say this is no random act, but a choreographed display.
The figure skater is equally capable of spinning in either direction.

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