This is the oldest terrestrial globe known to be made in China. It dates to 1623. Source (click here).

Flat Earthers: This Guy from the 1600’s Knew More Than You

Thomas Morton — Author of The New Canaan

The globe earth above dates from 1623, which was just prior to Morton writing his book. He was a trader, so he may well have known about this globe. But, he may not have known about this specific globe, but it dates from his time period, so it represents what he would have had access to. We should…

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Tony Berard

Tony Berard

Recently, I have been debunking religion, psychics, and pseudosciences. I want to improve people’s critical thinking and logic skills. Nothing is Supernatural.