• Flat Earth Reality

    From Lee Lofaso@2:203/2 to All on Thu Mar 23 03:11:50 2017
    Hello Everybody,

    "... It’s true. The Earth is flat. The Earth is flat. Yeah, it is.
    Yes, it is. Listen, there’s three ways to manipulate the mind: What
    you read, what you see, and what you hear. In school, first thing
    they teach us is, `Oh, Columbus discovered America,' but when he
    got there, there were some fair-skinned people with the long hair
    smoking on the peace pipes. So, what does that tell you? Columbus
    didn’t discover America!"
    ~Dr. Shaquille O'Neal, former NBA basketball player, during his
    podcast earlier this week. He has a doctorate in education from
    Barry University, and should know (Swedes got here first).

    --Lee

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  • From Allen Prunty@1:2320/102 to Mike Miller on Thu Mar 23 22:22:06 2017
    ~Dr. Shaquille O'Neal, former NBA basketball player, during his

    I'm told the Flat Earth Society has members all around the globe!

    Shaquille O'Neal's doctorate is an Educational PHD in "Organizational
    learning and leadership" with a specialty on human resource development.

    His Doctoral thesis was on how he studied how CEO's and business leaders use humor as part of the work environment. I hear it's a very interesting thesis. He also has a MBA (Masters in Business Administration) from Phoenix
    University. He now is looking into attending law school. I have met Shaq personally during Derby season. While he is a very kind person to talk to I find it hard to believe that he would say that the earth was flat.

    In fact I did some research and he was just "trolling" to get a rise out of people. It's much like the meme and joke that I've seen where people are joking about Betsy Devos ordering the immediate flattening of all globes used in public schools.

    Allen

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  • From alexander koryagin@2:5020/2140.2 to Lee Lofaso on Fri Mar 24 14:37:46 2017
    Hi, Lee Lofaso!
    I read your message from 23.03.2017 03:11

    LL> "... It’s true. The Earth is flat. The Earth is flat. Yeah,
    LL> it is. Yes, it is. Listen, there’s three ways to manipulate
    LL> the mind: What you read, what you see, and what you hear. In
    LL> school, first thing ??they teach us is, `Oh, Columbus
    LL> discovered America,' but when he ??got there, there were some
    LL> fair-skinned people with the long hair smoking on the peace
    LL> pipes. So, what does that tell you? Columbus didn’t discover
    LL> America!"

    America was discovered by the people who came there via the Bering
    Strait. ;-)

    Bye, Lee!
    Alexander Koryagin
    fido7.fidonews 2017

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  • From Lee Lofaso@2:203/2 to Mike Miller on Mon Mar 27 19:25:42 2017
    Hello Mike,

    Hello Everybody, "... ItтАЩs true. The Earth is flat. The Earth is
    flat. Yeah, it is. Yes, it is. Listen, thereтАЩs three ways to
    manipulate the mind: What you read, what you see, and what you
    hear. In school, first thing they teach us is, `Oh, Columbus
    discovered America,' but when he got there, there were some
    fair-skinned people with the long hair smoking on the peace pipes.
    So, what does that tell you? Columbus didnтАЩt discover America!"
    ~Dr. Shaquille O'Neal, former NBA basketball player, during his
    podcast earlier this week. He has a doctorate in education from
    Barry University, and should know (Swedes got here first).

    I'm told the Flat Earth Society has members all around the globe!

    Years ago (mid 90s) I met Shaquille while at the public library
    in Baton Rouge. He was sitting at one of the computers available for
    public use, his huge size making the computer look puny. At the time,
    all adults and children had to sign in for access to the computers.
    Looking at the notebook to find his signature, I noticed his name was
    absent. The librarian just smiled when he noticed what I was looking
    at.

    The sight was comical, seeing such a huge man in shorts sitting down
    at a computer terminal, right next to school kids (grade school age),
    with a large tattoo on his forearm declaring The World Is Mine.

    He is a very talented athlete, but also talented in other ways as
    well. He has starred in several movies, as well as television shows
    and commercials. Academically, he is one of few athletes who has
    returned to finish his degree, and has continued farther than most.

    We really do not give enough credit to those society usually
    considers as being nothing more than mere jocks.

    --Lee

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  • From Lee Lofaso@2:203/2 to alexander koryagin on Mon Mar 27 19:25:48 2017
    Hello Alexander,

    "... ItтАЩs true. The Earth is flat. The Earth is flat. Yeah,
    it is. Yes, it is. Listen, thereтАЩs three ways to manipulate
    the mind: What you read, what you see, and what you hear. In
    school, first thing ??they teach us is, `Oh, Columbus
    discovered America,' but when he ??got there, there were some
    fair-skinned people with the long hair smoking on the peace
    pipes. So, what does that tell you? Columbus didnтАЩt discover
    America!"

    America was discovered by the people who came there via the Bering
    Strait. ;-)

    Methinks you may be on to something there! :)

    --Lee

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  • From alexander koryagin@2:5020/2140.2 to Lee Lofaso on Tue Mar 28 15:48:58 2017
    Hi, Lee Lofaso!
    I read your message from 27.03.2017 18:25

    LL>>> ??they teach us is, `Oh, Columbus discovered America,'
    LL>>> but when he ??got there, there were some fair-skinned
    LL>>> people with the long hair smoking on the peace pipes.
    LL>>> So, what does that tell you? Columbus didnтАЩt
    LL>>> discover America!"
    LL>
    ak>> America was discovered by the people who came there via the
    ak>> Bering Strait. ;-)
    LL> Methinks you may be on to something there! :)

    Anyway it is fun when the American Indians think, "We had been opened 5 hundred years ago and it was a great event." ;)


    Bye, Lee!
    Alexander Koryagin
    fido7.fidonews 2017

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  • From Allen Prunty@1:2320/100 to Mike Miller on Wed Mar 29 10:27:26 2017

    Yeah, I had an inkling that Shaq was just trolling. He seems like he'd be th kind of person.

    I was never a big basketball fan, but I always liked Shaq.

    There are a lot of Athletes that I respect due to their personality...
    not their atheltic abilities. Shaq is one that I would not have a
    problem if my Children looked up to him as a role model. I can't say
    that for a lot of other people.

    Allen
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