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When I was a child I lived in the Caribbean and I loved looking at the stars. I was sure I could hear the stars twinkleing. I t was only 4 years ago when as a very grown adult my cousin Mandy took great delight in saying, " It is not the stars you idiot! It is the sounds that the frogs and the crickets are making" She was right.
I believed that when I will grow older I will be able to climb on the moon. & when I walk moon travels with me
when i was little i had a lot of snow globes my older sister told me that the earth was in a giant's snow globe and that is why we couldnt go very far in space because we would hit the glass
When I was like 4 or 5 i used to space program and in one of the show they were talking about the milkyway. After the show i want up to my mom and askd "can I go to the milkyway to get candy" I beliefed the Milkyway was made out of milkyway candy
I used to think the earth was flat.
i used to believe that the moon was the sun flipped over!!
Somehow I used to believe that this whole world is inside an Elephant's stomach and we live inside it too :). Nuts naa.
I used to believe that I was allergic to the sun, because whenever I looked at it, I would sneeze.
I used to think that countries were planets
I used to believe that the moon was a reflection of the earth and the darker spots were the different continents reflections.
I used to believe that the man on the moon was the Quaker Oats man!
I used to believe that the light switch in my room controlled the sun, and when I turned out my light before going to bed, the sun would go out too.
I used to believe that I lived in a town called Germany in a country called Earth, but I just could not figure out what planet I was on. I asked my mom what the name of the planet was and she replied "Earth" and I remember thinking that she was a total idiot. I just walked off and concluded that I was on Pluto, that being the only planet name I could remember.
I used to believe outer space scenery, with black background and shining stars is because there is "night" in space, and there's always "night" in space just because it lasts way more time that night on Earth, and after few hundred years then comes a "space day", when planets hover among clouds with blue sky in background. I also believed every planet hover incredibly high over "space ground" which exists in the bottom of universe and stretches into infinity in every direction, and if you fell off the spaceship, you would be falling down until you'd hit the bottom, which looks like giant desert.
When I was younger, my dad told me that when the moon was yellow it meant that it didn't drink enough milk and it was sick. He said that when it was white, the moon drank a lot of milk and it was healthy.
When I was about 6/7 I was convinced that the world was something stuck in a giant jam jar that belonged to a giant or God or something, so whenever I left my house I would look up to the sky, wave, and say hello.
When I was little I was told that the world was round so I believed that but I couldn't figure out how it was also flat. I ended up with my own theory that we lived encased in a huge glass globe with a flat plane on the inside, that's what our houses sat on on and what we walked on. Then someone told me that the sun is bigger than the earth, but that made no sense to me because I figured there's no way the sun could fit inside the glass globe.
When I was little, I used to believe, that when the moon was in crescent shape, that it was actually the Cheshire cat's smile(alice in wonderland) It kind of scared me a little as well....
I remember when I was little that Peter Pan was my faviorite story, and that I would spend almost every night looking up at the sky looking for the star that was Neverland. It occured to me latter that "second star to the right" wasn't very helpful, but I really thought I found it a few times.
I used to think than when it got slightly darker because the sun was hidden by clouds it was actually because the sun was on the other side of the planet and that once it got bright again it had come back.