The great Aristotle (384 BC–322 BC) is the most famous philosopher in the world and he learned from the best. Aristotle left his Politics, Poetics and Metaphysics in heritage, but some of his thoughts were just too much, even for his fans. Here are some of his coucous:
Columbus did not discover the earth was round. Well, even if he did, he was nearly 2,000 years late.
The myth of Europeans believing in a “Flat Earth” is little more than propaganda, perhaps owing to Washington Irving’s 1828 biography of Columbus which is revisionist at best.Continue Reading