Fairy tales for adults

Rainer Peter Feller rainer at maren.desy.de
Fri Feb 14 05:39:23 PST 2003


On Fri, 14 Feb 2003, Richard Lightman wrote:

> I doubt that many people did not have a *spiritual conviction* that the
> earth was flat. It was taight as dogma by both the church and secular
> institutions for centuries before the scientific method was well known
> and publicised.

I am afraid that's not quite right!
AFAIK this was just a "problem" of ancient euope! Other people did quite
well know that the earth is not flat!

  H
CUH Rainer Peter Feller
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