Date: 16 Apr 2007 23:20:35 GMT From: Dave Hinz <DaveHinznospaml.com> Subject: Re: Octane ratings.....what's the truth?
On Mon, 16 Apr 2007 21:40:20 GMT, still me <wheeledBobnospamo.com> wrote: > On Mon, 16 Apr 2007 20:33:20 -0000, Gary Fritz <fritzxxxnospamrii.com> > wrote: > >>* The Zeno map was "found" by a descendent of the Zeno brothers, and is >>widely regarded as a fraud. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeno_brothers > > First, wikipedia is not an authoritative or accurate source for > anything. It's an interesting starting point to stimulate real > research. True, however, if you have a better source, fix the wikipedia and cite it. > The bottom line is that most people continually discount any > suggestion that Christopher Columbus first "discovered America" - even > though few even know that he never even saw North America. They > recount this religiously since they've been told over and over that it > is so. They discount facts that don't fit and choose to ignore them, > simply because they don't fit. (gasp!) that never happens. Also of note is the Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows.