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Are Flat-Earthers Being Serious?

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#16    Orcseeker

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 02:06 AM

I wonder if they can refute the fact a ship sails out to open sea and seems to "sink" into the sea but instead is just going around the sphere.


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Posted 31 October 2012 - 04:57 AM

View PostGolly Buster, on 30 October 2012 - 10:18 PM, said:

His point that people need to examine evidence themselves and not just blindly accept scientific orthodoxy as reality is a very important one.
Like the shadow on the moon?
The guy can't even explain what keeps satellites up. It must be some global conspiracy.

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A measure of how far most people are from understanding this point is found in the amount of ridicule directed at flat earthers.
Their position is asinine, as you've demonstrated.


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Posted 31 October 2012 - 11:55 AM

Do what? The earth is flat. Wow that is News. LOL I guess the Earth is Hallow too. I want want they are taking or smoking.


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Posted 31 October 2012 - 01:56 PM

Willful ignorance goes a long way.


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Posted 31 October 2012 - 03:04 PM

I don't want to live on this planet anymore.


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Posted 31 October 2012 - 03:19 PM

so the sun must be flat, the planets must be flat and the whole universe must be flat too? Really?


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Posted 31 October 2012 - 04:23 PM

I wonder if some of those people look up at the moon, see that it doesn't rotate about it's axis, and let that help confirm their bizzare theory without knowing, or wanting to know, how astronomy works.


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Posted 31 October 2012 - 04:53 PM

ooookayyy then >.>

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 05:02 PM

Flat-Earthers must be given credit for not believing everything they hear .


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Posted 31 October 2012 - 05:22 PM

View PostStill Waters, on 30 October 2012 - 01:10 PM, said:

Members of the Flat Earth Society claim to believe the Earth is flat. Walking around on the planet's surface, it looks and feels flat, so they deem all evidence to the contrary, such as satellite photos of Earth as a sphere, to be fabrications of a "round Earth conspiracy" orchestrated by NASA and other government agencies.

But in the 21st century, can they be serious? And if so, how is this psychologically possible?

http://news.yahoo.co...-121746396.html

I'm going to agree with the flat earth society and I'm educated too!

My logic is that we live in a minimalist universe. One where the only things which exist are those things which I'm currently gaining information on. As I cant see off the edge of the visable land mass nothing beyond it exists.

If people want to argue philosophy I can. As reality is just a collection of perceptions no perceptions (off the edge) mean no reality.
If people want to argue physics then Quantum Physics show that no information means no particles.


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Posted 31 October 2012 - 05:40 PM

View PostAlienated Being, on 31 October 2012 - 03:04 PM, said:

I don't want to live on this planet anymore.

Fortunately with the earth being flat, you can just walk over to the edge and jump off.  :D


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Posted 31 October 2012 - 05:56 PM

View PostbooNyzarC, on 31 October 2012 - 05:40 PM, said:

Fortunately with the earth being flat, you can just walk over to the edge and jump off.  :D
But if he walked over the edge then he wouldn`t be living anywhere . He never said anything about wanting to die .


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Posted 31 October 2012 - 06:13 PM

I think my favorite part was about the NASA scientists who guard the wall of ice. If we keep cutting NASA's funding how will we pay for our Ice Wall Guards?

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 06:37 PM

Do people still believe the earth is flat? Perhaps, and that begs the question, is there intelligent life on earth? For.....

......there are people who think we never landed on the moon, the government is back-engineering captured alien spacecraft, Elvis is still alive, Dancing with the Stars is the greatest show ever, and so forth.

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 06:41 PM

at one time i think they did believe it, and that's why the group was formed. nowadays i think it's just an attention thing. it's cool to say you are a member of the flat earth society or something.
it's like the masons. those fools don't have any secrets anymore, if they ever did. they just behave as though they do because that's what they've always done. it's more about business connections - the old boy's club as it were.





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