How do you explain ships sinking over the horizon?

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How do you explain ships sinking over the horizon?
« on: February 21, 2009, 10:59:32 PM »
Please enlighten me
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Tom Bishop

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Re: How do you explain ships sinking over the horizon?
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2009, 11:00:02 PM »
Read Earth Not a Globe by Samuel Birley Rowbotham.

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Re: How do you explain ships sinking over the horizon?
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2009, 11:00:39 PM »
Blast! Tom beat me to it.
Think hard. Think Flat.

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Re: How do you explain ships sinking over the horizon?
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2009, 11:01:15 PM »
Or the FAQ.
I don't remember anything. Well, I do, but it's really vague. Like I was on drugs the whole time.

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Proleg

Re: How do you explain ships sinking over the horizon?
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2009, 11:01:48 PM »
The vanishing point works the same in either theory. The ship's hull may be restored with a sufficient telescope.

Re: How do you explain ships sinking over the horizon?
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2009, 11:02:33 PM »
I will try that next time i am oceanside, there is a nice little tanker port nearbye
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Re: How do you explain ships sinking over the horizon?
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2009, 11:04:22 PM »
Tell us how it works out.
I don't remember anything. Well, I do, but it's really vague. Like I was on drugs the whole time.

Re: How do you explain ships sinking over the horizon?
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2009, 01:04:19 AM »
Quote from: Tom Bishop
Read Earth Not a Globe by Samuel Birley Rowbotham.

Yes it is a good reference source for circular reasoning and non-scientific twaddle.