What would it have looked like if it had looked as if the earth turned on its axis?

Elizabeth Anscombe, a friend and pupil of Wittgenstein:

“Why do people say that it was natural to think that the
sun went round the earth rather than that the earth turned on its
axis?” I replied: “I suppose, because it looked as if the sun went round the
earth.” “Well, he asked, what would it have looked like if it had
looked as if the earth turned on its axis?” 

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