Nothing dumber than a flat earther

Discussion in 'Technology / Science' started by Rrog, Nov 25, 2017.


    Rrog Well-Known Member


    Fogdog Well-Known Member

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    mr sunshine

    mr sunshine Well-Known Member


    ScoobyDoo90 Well-Known Member

    I respect him for taking space exploration into his own hands and wanting to see something for himself,
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    Roger A. Shrubber

    Roger A. Shrubber Well-Known Member

    you can admire madness, but its still madness. Don Quixote was both noble and admirable, but he was still crazy as a shit house rat with rabies

    PhenoMenal Well-Known Member

    he cancelled it because he didnt have the correct permit *facepalm* ... "plans to try again next weekend"
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    Roger A. Shrubber

    Roger A. Shrubber Well-Known Member

    i'd like to be the city clerk when he goes to get his permit...."one permit to fire a spaceship from the local park please."
    "will you be achieving orbit?"
    "no, just want to go high enough to get some pictures of the earth being flat."...............
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    blake9999 Well-Known Member

    And he says noone ever made it to orbit before, it's just actors.
    Roger A. Shrubber

    Roger A. Shrubber Well-Known Member

    i don't know why people have to invent things to be concerned about. isn't there enough real things to worry any normal person?
    terrorism, global warming, pesticides killing bees, gang activity, diseases mutating so the medicines we have now are useless, people all over the globe killing other people because they don't like them..........isn't that enough to worry about? you really have to invent shit that doesn't exist to worry about, too?
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    RetiredGuerilla Well-Known Member

    The only images of the earth NASA gives us are fake. Go to youtube and look at ISS and tell me it's not fake. None of you have proof of a Globe Earth it's just what you been indoctrinated with. A waste of flesh is a KOOL-AID drinker who believes what they are told to believe. Your television is for entertainment and propaganda not for education. It's always been that way.
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    dagwood45431 Well-Known Member

    I almost missed the sarcasm.
    Roger A. Shrubber

    Roger A. Shrubber Well-Known Member

    look at venus or mars with a telescope. do it for several days in a row. mark where it rises and sets each night. mark its path through the sky.
    there are two explainations for their movements. either we're on a sphere thats turning as the other planets are moving, or we're on a pretty much stationary object, and everything else in the solar system is on a corkscrew trajectory, twisting back and forth in its path through the tell me which makes more sense.

    HotWaterKarl Well-Known Member

    Totally. I disrespect him for not climbing to a high enough point (air balloon, tower, whatever) to see the curvature of the earth and understand what that must mean.

    ScoobyDoo90 Well-Known Member

    haha yes very true, he has a good business idea, he could perfect his craft and then bring flat earthers to the point to see for themselves,
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    charface Well-Known Member

    I watched some YouTube stuff and even at 80,000 it was hard to see unfortunately. I was hoping to find some high altitude balloon shots
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    HotWaterKarl Well-Known Member

    It depends on your location relative to sea-level...I've seen it from video atop a tower. From google: "It is possible to see the effect of the curvature of the earth from sea level (ships disappearing over the horizon). To actually see the curvature directly (ie to be able tosee the horizon as an arc, rather than a straight line) requires an altitude of over 50,000 feet."

    MichiganMedGrower Well-Known Member

    Wait backup. I am very interested in this new corkscrew theory. Sounds explainable. I’m going with stationary earth!

    RetiredGuerilla Well-Known Member

    Polaris the North Star never moves the stars in the dome rotate around it. Sailors used it for centuries for navigation.
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    Rrog Well-Known Member

    NASA conspiracy theories. They’re fun, too.

    People can’t figure out how to build a rocket, so therefore there are no astronauts, right?

    People can’t fathom a sphere, so the world must be flat, right?

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