Flat Earth Quotes 2-11-2017

  • ” Dilbert: You joined the “Flat Earth Society?”
    Dogbert: I believe the earth must be flat. There is no good evidence to support the so-called “round earth theory.”
    Dilbert: I think Christopher Columbus would disagree.
    Dogbert: How convenient that your best witness is dead.” ~ Scott Adams
  • ”Dogbert: So, Since Columbus is dead, you have no evidence that the earth is round.
    Dilbert: Look. You can Ask Senator John Glenn. He orbited the earth when he was an astronaut.
    Dogbert: So, your theory depends on the honesty of politicians.
    Dilbert: Yes… no, wait… ” ~ Scott Adams
  • ”Science is the art of the appropriate approximation. While the flat earth model is usually spoken of with derision it is still widely used. Flat maps, either in atlases or road maps, use the flat earth model as an approximation to the more complicated shape.”  ~ Byron K. Jennings
  • “The Pythagorean teaching (of heliocentrism) was founded upon hypothesis and it is not necessary that the hypothesis should be true, or even probable. The hypothesis of the movement of the earth is only one which is useful to explain certain phenomena, but it should not be considered as an absolute truth.” ~ Nicolaus Copernicus, 1543
  • “In the Middle Ages people believed that the earth was flat, for which they had at least the evidence of their senses: we believe it to be round, not because as many as one percent of us could give the physical reasons for so quaint a belief, but because modern science has convinced us that nothing that is obvious is true, and that everything that is magical, improbable, extraordinary, gigantic, microscopic, heartless, or outrageous is scientific.” ~ George Bernard Shaw, Author, Playwright (1856-1950)
  • “[Einstein’s theory of relativity is] a magnificent mathematical garb which fascinates, dazzles and makes people blind to the underlying errors. The theory is like a beggar clothed in purple whom ignorant people take for a king… its exponents are brilliant men, but they are meta-physicists rather than scientists.” ~ Nikola Tesla

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