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Professor Orlando Ferguson’s Square Map of the Earth from 1892

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Pause to consider that just a little over 100 years ago there were people, professors no less, who still considered the earth to be flat. Pause to consider that the most revolutionary discoveries of science, astronomy, history, archeology and related disciplines often take more than 100 years to become common knowledge, even when the preponderance of evidence proves overwhelmingly that these discoveries are, in fact, true, actual, real and factual. This gives me a very appropriate headache.

Here's what the world might look like if it weren't spherical:

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