Site News - 11/22 Member of the Year Voting
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 06:05:16 GMT
From: still me <>
Subject: Re: Octane ratings.....what's the truth?

On 16 Apr 2007 23:20:35 GMT, Dave Hinz <> wrote: >On Mon, 16 Apr 2007 21:40:20 GMT, still me <> wrote: >> On Mon, 16 Apr 2007 20:33:20 -0000, Gary Fritz <> >> wrote: >> >>>* The Zeno map was "found" by a descendent of the Zeno brothers, and is >>>widely regarded as a fraud. See >> >> 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. A good suggestion. I have done that before in other areas. Perhaps I will dig out the notes and post some counter points to ponder. > >> 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. But somehow the suggestion that the Vikings told people about these excursions is considered outrageous :-)

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