The concept of a flat Earth dates back to the Bronze Age. Early Greek philosophers including Pythagoras and later Aristotle were able to empirically develop the concept of a spherical Earth. Ptolemy, hundreds of years later also used a spherical Earth model in the development of maps and the constructs of latitude and longitude. How was it that such a developed science could be so easily dismissed in the dark ages? For hundreds of years, the knowledge and understanding of a spherical earth was documented, yet for over 500 years you were labeled a heretic for even suggesting it. The crews of Columbus’s initial New World Journey were terrified of the evils of over-speculated sea monsters and the inevitable fall off the edge of the world. If you are encountering a culture shift in your workplace, then you have nothing to worry about compared what good ole’ Chris endured. Not only did Columbus need to get funding, he needed to recruit a crew of men to man the ships necessary
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