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Rob Bell doesn’t really understand the concept of micro blogging. His tweets usually come in several parts. This morning’s series was particularly long, but also particularly good.
Picture Galileo, standing there on top of the Tower of Pisa, about to drop two weights off the top.
The weights are the same shape, but one is heavier than the other. Which will land first?
Obviously the heavier one, because that’s what people had been taught for 2000 years. How could it be any other way?
And so Galileo drops them, and they land at the same time, because that’s how the world actually works.
This kind of thinking was, of course, radical and revolutionary and it got Galileo into all sorts of trouble.
The mind blowing part? No one before Galileo had bothered to actually do the experiment. They just believed what they’d been taught…