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Laird Scranton Wrote:
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> Carol wrote:
>
> Well, let's face it - he didn't have the
> instruments that modern scientists have, to make
> precise measurements. He simply made mistakes,
> just as he made mistakes with geocentrism and
> epicycles.

>
> There are two possibilities.
>
> First, that Venus was in its current orbit as is
> traditionally thought, and two of the premiere
> observers in the history of astronomy, centuries
> apart from one another, each inexplicably
> misreported one observation, coincidentally of the
> very same body, Venus.
>
> Second, that as Velikovsky proposes, Venus was out
> of its current orbit, and two of the premiere
> observers in the history of astronomy each
> correctly reported it.
>
> - Laird


Laird, if Venus were 'out of its orbit' as recently as Copernicus' time, we'd still see the effects of it.

Let's face it, astronomers of those times (both Ptolemy's and Copernicus') just didn't have the instruments to make accurate calculations as we do today. And there's also the very human element of just plain error. I don't see this as an issue at all.

Carol

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More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 1989 Laird Scranton 28-Oct-15 23:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 465 OCaptain 28-Oct-15 23:09
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 317 carolb 28-Oct-15 23:12
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 437 Laird Scranton 28-Oct-15 23:51
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 317 Laird Scranton 28-Oct-15 23:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 306 carolb 28-Oct-15 23:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 299 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 00:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 354 laughin 29-Oct-15 16:29
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 351 Starbinder 29-Oct-15 17:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 292 OCaptain 29-Oct-15 18:08
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 260 laughin 29-Oct-15 18:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 273 OCaptain 29-Oct-15 23:13
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 282 laughin 31-Oct-15 15:26
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 314 drrayeye 31-Oct-15 16:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 237 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 16:58
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 250 laughin 31-Oct-15 18:24
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 244 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 19:07
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 277 laughin 01-Nov-15 03:12
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 284 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 05:37
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 326 laughin 01-Nov-15 16:16
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 233 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 16:31
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 255 Aine 30-Oct-15 14:06
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 240 laughin 30-Oct-15 14:53
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 328 Aine 30-Oct-15 15:35
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 254 carolb 30-Oct-15 15:36
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 265 laughin 30-Oct-15 18:55
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 287 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 16:44
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 336 Aine 30-Oct-15 17:04
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 289 carolb 30-Oct-15 17:21
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 215 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 18:47
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 265 laughin 30-Oct-15 18:44
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 266 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 19:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 272 laughin 29-Oct-15 20:48
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 264 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 22:07
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 266 carolb 29-Oct-15 22:24
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 272 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 00:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 258 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 01:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 362 Aine 30-Oct-15 14:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 263 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 15:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 400 carolb 30-Oct-15 16:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 237 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 16:51
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 266 carolb 30-Oct-15 16:57
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 233 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 17:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 342 carolb 30-Oct-15 17:20
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 224 OCaptain 30-Oct-15 20:07
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 210 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 20:37
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 309 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 00:51
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 223 OCaptain 30-Oct-15 20:06
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 268 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 20:34
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 324 carolb 30-Oct-15 20:47
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 216 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 21:09
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 244 carolb 30-Oct-15 23:23
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 241 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 00:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 239 carolb 31-Oct-15 01:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 206 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 01:10
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 350 carolb 31-Oct-15 01:38
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 212 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 02:56
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 242 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 03:58
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 321 carolb 31-Oct-15 12:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 223 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 15:19
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 215 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 15:47
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 268 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 16:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 250 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 18:26
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 278 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 21:48
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 219 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 00:27
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 239 carolb 01-Nov-15 01:00
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 238 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 01:36
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 291 skakos 03-Nov-15 09:51
Conspiracy... 225 skakos 03-Nov-15 11:19
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 215 OCaptain 30-Oct-15 20:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 317 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 20:30
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 207 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 00:56
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 246 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 02:04
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 227 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 12:14
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 239 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 15:41
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 182 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 20:03
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 232 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 21:26
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 235 OCaptain 01-Nov-15 12:10
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 245 drrayeye 01-Nov-15 13:50
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 270 carolb 01-Nov-15 15:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 248 drrayeye 01-Nov-15 16:52
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 247 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 16:56
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 284 carolb 01-Nov-15 17:14
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 223 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 18:27
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 226 drrayeye 01-Nov-15 21:57
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 201 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 16:03
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 245 OCaptain 01-Nov-15 19:35
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 332 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 20:34
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 242 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 19:27
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 294 carolb 30-Oct-15 20:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 217 laughin 30-Oct-15 20:17
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 260 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 20:24
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 289 carolb 30-Oct-15 20:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 294 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 21:14
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 244 carolb 30-Oct-15 23:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 226 Starbinder 31-Oct-15 01:05
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 236 Starbinder 02-Nov-15 19:40
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 262 carolb 02-Nov-15 21:21
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 232 Starbinder 06-Nov-15 14:53
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 392 carolb 06-Nov-15 15:16
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 225 Starbinder 06-Nov-15 18:50
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 238 carolb 06-Nov-15 20:10
What about scientism? 263 drrayeye 07-Nov-15 08:19
Re: What about scientism? 259 carolb 07-Nov-15 12:59
Re: What about scientism? 298 OCaptain 07-Nov-15 13:55
Re: What about scientism? 353 carolb 07-Nov-15 17:37
Re: What about scientism? 268 drrayeye 07-Nov-15 19:55
"Blue sky thinking" 261 randompHactor 07-Nov-15 20:15
Re: What about scientism? 255 carolb 07-Nov-15 20:41
Re: What about scientism? 240 drrayeye 07-Nov-15 23:36
Re: What about scientism? 239 carolb 07-Nov-15 23:45
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Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 371 laughin 30-Oct-15 15:03
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 339 OCaptain 29-Oct-15 23:20
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 493 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 23:51
SUMMARY? 249 skakos 02-Nov-15 21:33
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Re: SUMMARY? 360 Laird Scranton 02-Nov-15 23:22
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 368 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 19:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 212 Laird Scranton 02-Nov-15 16:53
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 346 drrayeye 02-Nov-15 19:52
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 184 Laird Scranton 02-Nov-15 21:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 303 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 14:44
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 193 drrayeye 03-Nov-15 16:09
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 235 OCaptain 03-Nov-15 18:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 232 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 18:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 374 laughin 03-Nov-15 19:28
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 207 laughin 03-Nov-15 19:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 255 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 21:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 225 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 04:58
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 248 Ratcho 03-Nov-15 06:18
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 217 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 14:30
Regarding myths... 228 skakos 03-Nov-15 11:46
Re: Regarding myths... 222 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 17:00
Re: off topic... 204 Ratcho 03-Nov-15 20:15
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 299 skakos 04-Nov-15 13:28
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 246 skakos 04-Nov-15 15:07
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 221 skakos 04-Nov-15 15:11
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Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 356 Laird Scranton 05-Nov-15 01:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 238 skakos 05-Nov-15 14:10
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 240 Laird Scranton 05-Nov-15 14:23
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 335 skakos 05-Nov-15 19:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 231 Laird Scranton 05-Nov-15 19:42
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Cosmic Disconnect 252 laughin 06-Nov-15 15:00
Re: Cosmic Disconnect 207 OCaptain 07-Nov-15 13:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 407 skakos 16-Nov-15 12:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 324 OCaptain 16-Nov-15 13:54
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 363 skakos 16-Nov-15 15:36
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 427 OCaptain 17-Nov-15 01:23
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 359 skakos 18-Nov-15 18:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 366 Ratcho 18-Nov-15 18:45
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 314 OCaptain 19-Nov-15 00:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 393 skakos 19-Nov-15 07:24
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 531 skakos 27-Dec-15 22:04


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