The flat Earth model is an archaic conception of the Earth's shape as a plane or
disk. ... Several pre-Socratic philosophers believed that the world was flat: Thales
(c. 550 BC) according ... 50...
May 8, 2013 ... The Catholics weren't the only religious sect that thought the world was ... The “
Columbus / Flat Earth Myth” itself was widely popularized in ...
So why would you think the world is anything other than flat? Like many ... Where
is the evidence that "everyone" thought the world was flat, as late as 1491?
After all, without gravity, why wouldn't we fall off a round world? So the
Babylonians and others of long ago thought Earth was just as it looks—flat. The
story is ...
Jan 28, 2016 ... Ironically, the flat-earth myth has historically been used to demonize religion ...
across, not because anyone thought the Earth was flat, Gould writes. ... most
ideas that have revolutionized the world were first regarded as such.
Oct 10, 2011 ... Busting a myth about Columbus and a flat Earth ... It says that Europeans learned
from Columbus's trips to the New World that the planet was round. ... Letronne
insisted that early Christian writers thought the Earth was flat.
Dec 24, 2015 ... The flat Earth theory states that the world is a flat disk rather than a sphere. ... It is
now thought by many, including the Historical Association ...
Oct 11, 2011 ... Columbus set out to prove the world was round. ... time thought was daft — not
because the Earth was flat, but because Columbus' math was so ...
Oct 26, 2012 ... Members of the Flat Earth Society claim to believe the Earth is flat, and, ... The
motive for world governments' concealment of the true shape of the Earth ... The
theory follows from a mode of thought called the "Zetetic Method," ...
The Babylonians thought the earth was hollow, to provide space for their ... one
could see all of the kingdoms of the world"but only if the earth were flat.