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reply to post by Arbitrageur
So we can say the sun is travelling at a speed +- relative to the back ground noise , and can probably do the same for the earth but it wont be very precise ? ...I had thought that science had all this down to precision .any estimates as to how far off from certainty they may be ?
In this context, the statement that the sun revolves around the earth is just as correct as the one stating that the earth revolves around the sun.
Even that is just one point of reference, among infinite others. The whole "earth revolves around sun" thing is just to give kids (and simple minded adults) a basic understanding of how things look "up there" (like the before mentioned Barycenter is useful in some applications, other points of reference are useful in others).
I believe integration had the positive effect of causing young blacks and whites to work together politically and that this required a response against education of the poor as a substitute for directly oppressing the education of minorities.
The Earth's rotation can create that illusion but we are not talking about rotation. But if you are talking about rotation your mention of barycenters became irrelevant anyway. The Earth, like all the planets in the Solar System, revolves around the Sun. It does not matter what the point of view is. Using a geocentric model is not valid. It doesn't work.
However, that doesn't mean it's absolute. If earth is your point of reference, everything would revolve around it (inside or outside the solar system).
I agree. I didn't say it does. I said I read your whole post. Because it was a short post, it was not time consuming to do so.
Also, the length of a post does not determine it's quality.
reply to post by MysterX
They would be wrong as the correct answer is homo sapiens
why did this thread drifted from not trusting statistics to what goes around something else to now who know what, were is the op and why he did such a poor job to prevent drifting?
oh wait that's me less drift please? what was the op thing anyways?
I think this boils down to lack of education, or a complete ignorance towards it.
I would go as far as saying if this study was held in the UK, it would have the same results, if not worse.
I agree with the dumbing down of our society, or people have become very lazy!