[COMPLETE] One Hundred Proofs that the Earth Is Not a Globe - tg

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Post by TriciaG » November 19th, 2019, 8:13 am

One Hundred Proofs That the Earth Is Not a Globe by William Carpenter (1830 - 1896).

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A bit of pseudo-science that will baffle, confuse, and amaze! Until the Space Age, there was little every-day-man proof that the earth was a globe, and plenty of people believed in a flat Earth. (Even today, some are still of this opinion.) Here are 100 short arguments for a flat Earth. Some of them can be proven wrong fairly easily; others confound; and others are stated so confusingly that they MUST be true! ( TriciaG)
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Post by silverquill » November 19th, 2019, 8:48 am

Oh, I remember looking at this book for my loooong list! Great choice.
I'm totally booked on DPL, esp for this season of the year, but hope to read something.

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Post by ToddHW » November 19th, 2019, 11:00 am

Okay, I have to be in on this. May I read the Introduction?

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Post by TriciaG » November 19th, 2019, 11:13 am

You bet! Thanks!

Note that there are two introductions: one labeled as such, and the other, the text before the first numbered paragraph. :)
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Post by Jmbau13 » November 19th, 2019, 5:18 pm

33 please. If I can read it without guffawing.
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Post by TriciaG » November 19th, 2019, 5:20 pm

Do you mean section 3? These proofs are grouped together - I think they're too short to do individually. :)
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Post by BettyB » November 19th, 2019, 6:46 pm

may I claim Section 4....

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Post by TriciaG » November 19th, 2019, 6:51 pm

4 is yours!
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Post by Jmbau13 » November 19th, 2019, 8:21 pm

Jmbau13 wrote:
November 19th, 2019, 5:18 pm
33 please. If I can read it without guffawing.
Sorry, didn't pay enough attention! No, please give me Section 2, as that's the one with #33 in it I believe?
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Post by TriciaG » November 20th, 2019, 7:01 am

OK, yes, 33 is in 2, and 2 is yours. 8-)
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Post by silverquill » November 20th, 2019, 9:38 am

Well, could I squeeze in between and take Section 3?

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Post by TriciaG » November 20th, 2019, 10:18 am

Certainly! Have fun!
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Post by Jmbau13 » November 24th, 2019, 2:11 am

regards
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Post by TriciaG » November 25th, 2019, 8:11 am

Thank you, Jane! PL OK!

A couple of these I can easily explain. A couple of them, I have NO CLUE what he's trying to say! :lol: The others would take some research.
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