A foolish statement and you likely know it given that you have no example.
Copernicus had the proof in his math.
Not in intelligent circles as shown in those links and a lot more.
Well, if you are of a mindset that you will read literally a book that begins with a talking serpent and donkey and ends with a 7 headed monster then have at it and ignore the scholars.
You do know that we are talking about a book with Jewish roots. Right? So why do you not follow the Jewish way of reading it?
Rabbi Hillel, the older contemporary of Jesus, said that when asked to sum up the whole of Jewish teaching, while he stood on one leg, said, “The Golden Rule. That which is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbor. That is the Torah. And everything else is only commentary. Now, go and study it.”
Please listen as to what is said about literal reading.
"Origen, the great second or third century Greek commentator on the Bible said that it is absolutely impossible to take these texts literally. You simply cannot do so. And he said, “God has put these sort of conundrums and paradoxes in so that we are forced to seek a deeper meaning.”
Matt 7;12 So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.