The Higgs field (mechanism) is the cause of fictitious forces?

  1. Newton second law of motion states that acceleration is produced when a force acts on a mass. The Higgs field (mechanism) is the cause of fictitious forces?
     
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  3. No, that's not the case. The inertial mass shouldn't be confused with the rest mass of a particle...although there is an equality between them.
     
  4. Fictitious forces are fictitious. That means they are not real and do not require a cause.
     
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