The web did not let the opportunity pass and has poured his humor with comments on Twitter with the hashtag #cleric_rejects_rotation_of_Earth
The scholar of Islam, denies Galileo Galilei: the Earth is stationary and does not rotate around the sun. And 'the theory of Sheikh al-Bandar Khaibari, that his students explained that, contrary to what Galileo Galilei discovered, not it is true that the Earth and other planets revolve around the sun. In a video posted on YouTube (below), went viral within hours, the Imam replied to one of his students, explaining that the Earth "is firm and does not move" . To explain his theory, the imam then took a glass of water and said: "First of all, where are we now? We go to the airport of Sharjah to reach China by plane. "
The priest then asked his students to focus: "This is the Earth. If you say that wheel, if we leave the airport of Sharjah on an international flight to China, the Earth rotates right? So if the plane is in the air, China will not be to it? "He said. "If the Earth rotates in the other direction, the plane will not reach China. Because although China is turning wheel as the plane, "he said.
The web did not let the opportunity pass and has poured his humor with comments on Twitter with the hashtag #cleric_rejects_rotation_of_Earth. A user invites him "kindly to read physics when sober tequila". "The next theory: gravity does not exist," jokes another user. And again: "The imam is one that revolves around his stupidity, go home, you're drunk."