So on your most basic American mythology, Columbus was not unique in thinking the world was wrong and had garbage math and geography to back him up. So fail.
And every year, someone chimes in with a "product of their time" nonsense, so let's dwell on that for a moment. If, as that line of garbage goes, Columbus was a
WRONG. Columbus was noted for his brutality against EVERYONE, and was dragged back from his governorship of Hispaniola in chains for trial in Spain, and was only saved because of his relationship with
EVEN. WITH. THE. QUEEN. ON. HIS. SIDE. Because he was tried for tyranny and mutilation: theguardian.com/world/2006/aug…
FUCKING CISNEROS, WHO THOUGHT THE "PEACEFUL" CONVERSION OF THE PEOPLE OF GRANADA WAS TOO SLOW AND APPLIED FORCED CONVERSIONS AND THE MASS BURNING OF ARABIC BOOKS.
CISNEROS THE GRAND INQUISITOR. THOUGHT THE ABUSES WERE TOO MUCH.