Skip to comments.Book Review: Galileo Was Wrong
Posted on 06/28/2006 4:20:12 PM PDT by Markjwyatt
Galileo Was Wrong, Vol. I Finally Released!
Robert Sungenis, Ph. D., and Robert Bennett, Ph. D. have just released Galileo Was Wrong, Vol. I (the Scientific Evidence). This book demonstrates through history, philosophy, and mainly through science itself that modern science has not demonstrated that the earth moves or is not in the center of the universe. It demonstrates that in fact observation after observation and experiment after experiment indicate that the earth does not move and is in the center of the universe. Scientists after scientist admit candidly that "it appears that the earth is standing still" or that " we appear to have a priviliged position" (i.e., are at center). Of course there are explanations as to why every observation indicates that we are at the center and not moving, yet we "know" that we are not at center and are moving. By studying the history of the observations and experiments the authors clearly show that the observations and experimental results, when they present themselves, are rejected out of hand by the scientists, without even considering one of the simplest explanations- THE EARTH IS AT CENTER AND IS NOT MOVING. Rather science becomes more complicated to reconcile the observations with the undemonstrated assertion that the earth is moving and not in the center. Now we must accept that the universe is a 4-dimensional hypercube or donut (in order to escape the possibility that we are at center) and that objects (and clocks) shrink in the direction of travel (to escape the interferometric evidence that we are not circling the sun at 30 km/second), etc.
This book will change the reader's view on what is reality and what is not.
(Excerpt) Read more at veritas-catholic.blogspot.com ...
I cut this from the blog, but it is a slightly outdated version. Nothing significant, just the current version reads a little easier.
Why could it move when it's flat?
You don't really believe this, do you?
The turtle the earth sits on is moving.
Ping! A companion piece to the creationist mythology. Enjoy!
Showing that at the time of Galileo's trial that what he said was not proved beyond all doubt. He went far beyond the evidence. At the same time, we must remember that it wa Aristotelians professors , not the Church, who were most resistent to his theories.
If you had read the book, I think you would at least be open to it. I have studied this for a few years before the book came out, but it is clear that we have not demonstrated movement of the earth.
Robert Sungenis shows pretty clearly that as science ran into observations that would indicate earth at center, they modified the science rather than accepting geocentrism. He also shows pretty clearly that no one has questioned [the basic premise of] heliocentrism since Copernicus. True there were some key observations (i.e., parallax in the early 19th century), but there are geocentric explanations for parallax.
Over all heliocentrism (or its modern variant acentrism with barycentric solar system) is just accepted as fact, and science is tailored to say it is the case, rather than (as it is presented to the public) science is searching for the truth.
Think about it-how could earth end up in the center? There is only one way I can think of: God willed it so.
Science cannot tolerate such a conclusion.
Perhaps, so, but it is the Church who ultimately condemned him. If you read Geocentrism 101, Part III and the supplement on my blog (where the article is) I go through a lot of detail on that.
My telescope says different.
No, wait! I'm the center of the universe and everything revolves around ME!
Yeah! That's it!
Amazing how our scientists have managed to hit non moving targets in space using those flawed sun at the center theories isn't it?
The Church condemned him because of its attachment to Aristotle, not Christ. But Galileo's personal arrogance play ed a huge role.
Good Grief, This is like the 5th Robert Sungenis related thread I seen this week. Question? Does he still have this bet out that if we can prove the universe is earth centric that he will give a person $100,000, maybe it was a million I can' remember . 2) Are you trying to trove FR to get ideas to take him up on this bet (3) IF you by some far chance win, will you freep mail the person that helped give you the "answer" to win the bet and share the grand prize.
I have talked enough to Robert Bennett by e-mail to be able
to say that he does not even understand physics at the level of a college freshman physics major. He misunderstands basic things. If he has a Ph.D. it cannot be in theoretical physics from any reputable physics department. He uses terms like "inertial frame", and "Lense-Thirring effect" without any understanding. He made arguments to me about stellar parallax that involved elementary blunders. My own credentials? I have a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Princeton Univ. (1978) and have published over 125 papers in research journals on fundamental physics.
Stephen M. Barr
Relative motion. What the scientists believe to be the true reality is not important. As long as the calculations are done right, they will hit the target. Both models heliocentric, geocentric) properly done will give the right answer.
This is explained in the book.
Many of those targets (near earth) were hit using trajectories calculated from geocentric reference frames.
Darned right! Newton, Einstein... Bone Heads!
Are you the author of "Modern Science, Ancient Religion"?
I disagree on Dr. Bennett. His chapter 12 is a pretty significant piece of work.
I remember you stating in a previous post (last year) that rotation is absolute in general relativity. This is factually untrue. It is absolute in special relativity. Einstein invented general relativity to solve this issue (relativity of rotation).
We can all make errors.
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