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Round Earth vs flat Earth



Why do some people believe that the Earth is as flat as a pancake?

   

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Comment icon #1 Posted by SmartAZ on 20 January, 2019, 4:18
Nobody has ever told me they believe a flat Earth.
Comment icon #2 Posted by tmcom on 20 January, 2019, 14:26
I think that ***** idiots covers it.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Goddess of the Mist on 21 January, 2019, 19:34
Interesting video. I think it is distrust in Nasa, our governments, media, etc. that has fueled some of these flat earth movements.  Combine that with when we learn that much of the history we've learned in school was either incomplete or inaccurate.  Also, I think to some people, this just feels right.  It might be easier to believe we are on a flat earth versus a spinning ball.  I think too that some people just like the idea of it, and that it's fun to think about.  You see that these are the people who believe in a dome over the entire earth, too.  It's a nice thought and not as scary as t... [More]
Comment icon #4 Posted by bison on 21 January, 2019, 23:51
Last night's Lunar eclipse provided evidence for anyone to see, with their own eyes, that the Earth is spherical, not flat. The curved shadow of the Earth could be seen extending across the Moon. The same curved shadow could be seen from widely separated parts of the Earth, at the same time.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Emma_Acid on 25 January, 2019, 11:41
Let's deconstruct this shall we. Please note that I am not assuming that this is what you personally believe. This is pretty much constructed out of whole cloth. There is zero reason to believe that Nasa should be "distrusted" other than the completely debunked "fake moon landings" nonsense. ALL knowledge, at all times in our history, will be "incomplete and inaccurate". All of it. We are never going to have a complete or entirely accurate view of reality. To say that because we don't know everything that anything is up for grabs is complete nonsense.  If you completely ignore some pretty easy... [More]
Comment icon #6 Posted by Essan on 25 January, 2019, 15:11
Some people are highly suggestible The Flat Earth Society was originally a spoof.  A joke.   Then the internet came along ......    Some highly suggestible people saw it, took it for real (it's on the internet, it must be true ....), and, with an innate distrust of "authority" then automatically refuted any suggestion they were wrong. Chemtrails is another example of the same thing. And once such people are convinced of something, any attempt to dissuade them of their beliefs only acts to reinforce them.   Oh, and some people are just very simple or very stupid, as well.


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