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Ground attached to negative terminal - where do the electrons come from?

My question pertains to this circuit: Not considering conventional current direction, but rather considering actual electron flow: if the negative terminal is connected to the ground, where do the ...
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Where do electrons go after reaching GND in this Arduino Mega design?

When examining the EAGLE file for the Arduino Mega that I downloaded from their official website, I noticed that the ground (GND) is not connected to anything other than the C4 component, which means ...
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conventional current flow and ground plane

I'm a student. I cant understand why we design ground planes to have a easy (low resistance) path for return current..... If the real flow of electrons is from battery (-) to battery (+) we should ...
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Does the resistor have to be before or after the component [duplicate]

I am an electronics beginner and I created a small little circuit, just a battery a resistor and a led, then to ground. This is the circuit: simulate this circuit – Schematic created using ...
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Antistatic mat , how it works?

I have a large anti-static mat lying on the table of my workdesk, which looks like this. And it's connected to ground through the wall outlet from one point, meaning it's an open-loop: Let's say I ...
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positive vs negative, power vs ground, flow direction

I'm getting very confused about the inconsistency where some people say ground is always negative, and some say ground is always positive. And some would say, electrons travel from the power source ...
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Is ground (GND) possitive or negative? [duplicate]

I have been researching the electron flow which goes from negative to positive in a battery. Since ground the returning point in a circuit, shouldn't ground be the positive terminal?