On May 20, 12:34 pm, Sam Wormley <sworml...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 5/19/13 9:26 PM, jdawe wrote: > > > If you stand a pendulum vertical up on the ground of the Earth it has > > a direct vertical linear grounding to the Earth's centre. > > > Lay the pendulum on its side horizontally and see if it still works. > > I try, I say I try not to be that stoooopid. A pendulum, by > definition, hangs freely.
If it hangs freely feel free to cut the line coming down from above