“It is not hard to find such fossilised ideas all around us.

“It is not hard to find such fossilised ideas all around us. We still say that the sun rises and sets, or that we cast a glance over a page, though we know that the Earth rotates and rays come into our eyes, not out of them. “

http://aeon.co/magazine/world-views/how-fossilised-ideas-live-on-in-language-and-science/

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