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  1. Oct 2022
    1. By the way, the flat-earth story promoted by Columbus fans is a flat-out lie.

      Flat earth always been a lie

  2. Jul 2022
    1. Like other informed people of his time, Columbus knew that theworld was round.

      Were there uninformed people of his time who didn't think the world was round?

      The myth about the flat world was primarily an invention of Washington Irving. Good to see him tangentially deflating this myth here.

  3. Aug 2020
  4. Aug 2016
    1. There are technical, scientific, and cultural factors that are instructive in exploring why humans, and Earth as currently constructed, aren’t well-suited to having a universal language.