We live in a geocentric world!

Whenever I mention geocentrism in a blog post one or other of my commentators of the anti-religious persuasion comes along and tries to claim that the reasons for the acceptance of geocentric cosmology were mostly, largely or totally religious and in no way could it be possibly scientific. My recent Saints and Demons post was no exception with Michael Fugate doing the honours as he has done on several previous occasions. It is worth taking a closer look at his comments and pointing out the historical errors that they contain. We’ve been here before but it’s a subject that bears re-examination particularly given the recent trend amongst gnu atheists of denying the objective empirical basis of the geocentric world-view. [read more here]

About thonyc

Aging freak who fell in love with the history of science and now resides mostly in the 16th century.
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