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Point At Issue: Is Skepticism Getting Out Of Hand?
Around the year 500 B.C., most ancient Greeks believed the earth was round. Pythagoras (580 – 500 B.C.) proposed a spherical Earth, largely on aesthetic grounds, but Aristotle (384-322 B.C.) supported it with theories: Ships disappear over the horizon, Earth’s round shadow during a lunar eclipse,