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Old 15-03-2012, 20:52   #56
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Originally Posted by kestrelx View Post
Well the thinkers may have thought it was round, I know the Greeks 350 BC thought it was a sphere. But around 15th century, most common folks (peasants) thought it was flat. Christopher Columbus's sailors were afraid they would sail of the edge of the earth.
The majority of Christopher Columbus's men weren't sailors, they had been taken from the prisons to man the ship's.
Educated people of the time, knew the world wasn't flat.
Education wasn't given to the masses back then, but to compare a discussion about legalising
Drugs with the ignorance of the peasants seems a touch desperate and to show you clutching at straws somewhat, in an attempt to make your point, (whatever that point may be, it seems lost in your ramblings and links).
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