# Escape

Escape Velocity: “For a spherically symmetric massive body such as a star or planet, the escape velocity for that body, at a given distance is calculated by the formula where G is the universal gravitational constant (G = 6.67×10−11 m3 kg−1 s−2), M the mass of the body to be escaped, and r the distance from the center of mass of the body to the object.[nb 2] The relation is independent of the mass of the object escaping the mass body M. Conversely, a body that falls under the force of gravitational attraction of mass M from infinity, starting with zero velocity, will strike the mass with a velocity equal to its escape velocity.

When given a speed greater than the escape speed the object will asymptotically approach the hyperbolic excess speed satisfying the equation: via Wikipedia

Thinking out loud: I wonder about the connection between Escape Velocity and Avoidance Coping. Gravity (defined as the emotional force/attraction of/to the stressor) and Avoidance Coping (the desire to Distance oneself from that stressor). Distance defined as the physical space (PS) between the Object (O) and its Stressor (Gravity) + Perception of the Real and the imaginary force of that stressor within the Object’s mind? y is the Object and is the Stressor and then,
P = f(R,i)
The perception is that in order to avoid, one must accelerate to a point of escape velocity.

Velocity: The velocity of an object is the rate of change of its position with respect to a frame of reference, and is a function of time. Velocity may be a passive coping mechanism if the perception is that the faster one distances his/herself from the stressor the quicker the anxiety will be relieved? Hmmm. I dunno. I need to think about it more. It worked for Mrs. Smith. At least short term. Or did it?