Isn’t “flat earth” fictional?

Prove or Disprove Flat Earth Theology
#95  paarsurrey

Isn’t “flat earth” fictional?
The natural word “flat” in its origin/root never meant what it is thought these days.
First they fixed its meaning (to make it like a term) and then they started bullying others.
Right, please?

“The myth of the flat Earth is a modern misconception that Earth was believed to be flat rather than spherical by scholars and the educated during the Middle Ages in Europe.*”
*Main, Douglas (28 January 2016). “Even in the Middle Ages, People Didn’t Think the Earth was Flat”Newsweek. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
Myth of the flat Earth – Wikipedia

“The myth that people in the Middle Ages thought the Earth is flat appears to date from the 17th century as part of the campaign by Protestants against Catholic teaching. But it gained currency in the 19th century, thanks to inaccurate histories such as John William Draper’s History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science (1874) and Andrew Dickson White’s A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom (1896). Atheists and agnostics championed the conflict thesis for their own purposes, but historical research gradually demonstrated that Draper and White had propagated more fantasy than fact in their efforts to prove that science and religion are locked in eternal conflict.*”
* James Hannam. “Science Versus Christianity?”.
Myth of the flat Earth – Wikipedia

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