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... Myth of the Flat Earth - an account of a modern attempt to portray Medieval Christianity as having held the flat earth view this portrayal is now seen as erroneous ...
... The Earth is not a sphere, but an irregular shape approximating a biaxial ellipsoid ... The Earth has a series of layers of equal potential energy within its gravitational field ... Height is a measurement at right angles to this surface, roughly toward the centre of the Earth, but local variations make the equipotential layers irregular (though roughly ellipsoidal) ...
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“The structure was designed by an old sea captain who believed that the world would end in a flood. He built a home in the traditional shape of the Ark, inverted, with the roof forming the hull of the proposed vessel. The builder expected that the deluge would cause the house to topple and then reverse itself, floating away on its roof until it should land on some new Ararat.”
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