So... Do we have any Flat Earthers here?

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So... Do we have any Flat Earthers here?

Post by Onyx » Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:23 pm

Seems like I keep hearing about this. I'm guessing it's about 23% on CPS.
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Re: So... Do we have any Flat Earthers here?

Post by DepartedLight » Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:33 pm

Poll?
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Re: So... Do we have any Flat Earthers here?

Post by hugodrax » Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:38 pm

Nah. Jerkwads like me would skew the crud out of that poll.
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Re: So... Do we have any Flat Earthers here?

Post by Jocose » Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:40 pm

Poll or Pole? or Pol?
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Post by DepartedLight » Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:44 pm

POLL

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Post by TNLawPiper » Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:00 pm

HOLOGRAM MOONS

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Post by jdavis2809 » Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:06 pm

Not this guy.Image

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Post by Onyx » Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:10 pm

If the Flat Earthers don't own-up, I'm gonna have to start naming names.
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Re: So... Do we have any Flat Earthers here?

Post by Jocose » Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:13 pm

Onyx wrote:If the Flat Earthers don't own-up, I'm gonna have to start naming names.

Put me down fer a Flat Iron steak..

Actually, make that a 12 oz Rib-eye, medium rare.
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Re: So... Do we have any Flat Earthers here?

Post by ReverendThom » Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:18 pm

I live on the prairies, so yes?

If the earth is flat then how do we fly to Japan without falling into nothingness? I have some reading to do I guess.

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Re: So... Do we have any Flat Earthers here?

Post by sweetandsour » Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:44 pm

It's pretty flat where I am, here in SE Texas. But, if you go not-too-far to the east, west, or north, you begin to get into some fairly good-sized hills.
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Re: So... Do we have any Flat Earthers here?

Post by Rusty » Mon Feb 01, 2016 1:25 am

Onyx wrote:If the Flat Earthers don't own-up, I'm gonna have to start naming names.
Oh go ahead; I dare you. It's a pre-Woofy notion.
Hint: They use terms like sun-rise and sun-set. Those are flat Earth terms. They say FES a lot. They also say RET, with derision.
But... The whole problem of Australia is tantalizing. Are they really down under? And please, pray tell, under what?

1) Presume Australia is on the top side of the flat Earth, then Earth may be a disk with the N. pole at the centre and the S.Pole is smeared around as the distant horizon for everyone and marks the edge. There is no S. pole. That probably means that Australia is whirling faster than us. Are you dizzy? But they're clearly not down under anything.

2) Presume that Australia is on the reverse side of the disk. The under side or the dark side. Why did they call it deepest darkest Africa? Because it too is on the reverse side. The South Pole is at the center of the under-side. Then down under makes some sense. Yes? Is Hades Australia? Hmmm.. Does Australia have lots of nasty dangerous creatures that might have been exiled to Hades? BTW why are you named Onyx?

I think there should be more evidence. Onyx, when you're standing, facing the edge, which way is the Earth turning? Toss a ball straight up and see whether it lands on one side or the other.
Time zones need a little work. What about seasons? Onyx is in summer. When it is light here; it is dark there.
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Re: So... Do we have any Flat Earthers here?

Post by A_Morley » Mon Feb 01, 2016 2:05 am

I will not acknowledge the existence or legitimacy of anything not mentioned in the King James Bible, the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, the Complete Works of Charles Dickens, or the Complete Works of William Shakespeare.

Fortunately, Shakespeare alone is sufficient to convince me that the world is spherical.

Just a few examples:

For wheresoe'er thou art in this world's globe,
I'll have an Iris that shall find thee out.


Henry VI, Pt 2
act 3; sc 2

O insupportable! O heavy hour!
Methinks it should be now a huge eclipse
Of sun and moon, and that the affrighted globe
Should yawn at alteration.


Othello
act 5; sc 2

No longer from head to foot than from hip to hip:
she is spherical, like a globe; I could find out
countries in her.


Comedy of Errors
act 3; sc 2

And there you have it. The world's a globe and, thus, not flat.
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Re: So... Do we have any Flat Earthers here?

Post by hogleg » Mon Feb 01, 2016 2:09 am

Isaiah 40:21-22 --- Have ye not known? Have ye not heard? Hath it not been told you from the beginning? Have ye not understood from the foundations of the earth? It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:

Job 26:7 ---7 He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing.
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Re: So... Do we have any Flat Earthers here?

Post by coco » Mon Feb 01, 2016 6:12 am

Just UB.
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Post by sweetandsour » Mon Feb 01, 2016 6:23 am

coco wrote:Just UB.
:lol:
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Post by Cliff » Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:31 am

Anyone who thinks the Earth is flat has never driven through West Virginia.
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Re: So... Do we have any Flat Earthers here?

Post by wosbald » Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:56 am

+JMJ+

So, we're all agreed?

Okay, Spherical it is, then.

Next question: Solid or Hollow?




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Re: So... Do we have any Flat Earthers here?

Post by UncleBob » Mon Feb 01, 2016 8:36 am

The Flat Earth Bible

When I first became interested in the flat-earthers in the early 1970s, I was surprised to learn that flat-earthism in the English-speaking world is and always has been entirely based upon the Bible. I have since assembled and read an extensive collection of flat-earth literature. The Biblical arguments for flat-earthism that follow come mainly from my reading of flat-earth literature, augmented by my own reading of the Bible.
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Re: So... Do we have any Flat Earthers here?

Post by UncleBob » Mon Feb 01, 2016 8:38 am

wosbald wrote:+JMJ+

So, we're all agreed?

Okay, Spherical it is, then.

Next question: Solid or Hollow?
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