A Recent Idea
If you have spent any time scanning around the web you may well have come across the idea that the earth is flat. No this is not a discussion of an ancient mythology of some sort which modern historians have not really pinned down but which makes for great sectarian fodder in the intermural Christian battles.
Actually this is quite recent. I have heard of the existence of flat-earthers for several years and although my curiosity was piqued, it was not sufficiently aroused to seek out this phenomenon. Continue reading