The truth is out there

Walter Eric Johnson wej3715 at scully.tamu.edu
Sun Nov 29 23:45:49 EST 1998


Andrew K Fletcher (andrew.k.fletcher at naturesway.demon.co.uk) wrote:
: how people are supposed to think in order to become scientists? I believe
: you have touched upon the very reason for such a prolonged existence of many
: erroneous scientific projections

Are you saying that legal matters are more exact than science?  In
legal matters you have something that is far simpler and with far
more errors of every kind. 

What do you mean by "prolonged existence of erroneous scientific
projections"?  Give concrete examples, please.

:     the world was once thought to be flat by a like minded thinkers.

Yeah!  By those who didn't know any better.  In fact, man has known that
the world is not flat for a very long time.  Didn't the ancient Greeks
perform a fairly good estimate of the diameter of the earth?

Eric Johnson



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