Needing more explanation.

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Needing more explanation.
« on: July 07, 2010, 08:55:26 AM »
I've read the FAQ, but the flat earth theory still isn't making sense to me. There's always one way to find out if the earth is round or flat, and that would to simply take a boat or plane and fly/sail east or west. Which I've done.

Also, I remember reading somewhere on these forums that apparently a horizon "proves" that the earth is flat, as you cannot see any curvature. But, the horizon IS the curvature. The earth is just too big to be able to see any curving from the ground. You'd need to be in space to actually see it.

And, explain how pictures taken from space are fake. I mean, back then when they first sent men to space, you didn't have very good computer graphics, at least not good enough to edit the pictures. Now, it would be incredibly easy, but back then, pretty much impossible with their technology.
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Mrs. Peach

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Re: Needing more explanation.
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2010, 09:36:28 AM »
I've read the FAQ, but the flat earth theory still isn't making sense to me. There's always one way to find out if the earth is round or flat, and that would to simply take a boat or plane and fly/sail east or west. Which I've done.

Flat Earth Theory does not conflict with your trip.

Also, I remember reading somewhere on these forums that apparently a horizon "proves" that the earth is flat, as you cannot see any curvature. But, the horizon IS the curvature. The earth is just too big to be able to see any curving from the ground. You'd need to be in space to actually see it.

Citation please?

And, explain how pictures taken from space are fake. I mean, back then when they first sent men to space, you didn't have very good computer graphics, at least not good enough to edit the pictures. Now, it would be incredibly easy, but back then, pretty much impossible with their technology.

Flat Earth theorists contend that these pictures are and were possible to fake. Your contention that they were impossible is a popular one with globularists but it has been disputed here many times.

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Catchpa

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Re: Needing more explanation.
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2010, 09:40:21 AM »
Disputed, not proven.  ::)
The conspiracy do train attack-birds

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OmgHAI

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Re: Needing more explanation.
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2010, 09:42:58 AM »
catchpa is a cool kid
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You ravers are not nearly as awesome as you think you are.

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Catchpa

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Re: Needing more explanation.
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2010, 10:49:46 AM »
Citation needed.
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Re: Needing more explanation.
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2010, 11:19:17 AM »
catchpa is a cool kid

This thread has certainly gone far, far astray.  However, if you mean an imperturbable child, I disagree on your choice of adjective.  He has exhibited a fair amount of a perturbable temper.

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« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2010, 12:03:58 PM »
catchpa is a cool kid

This thread has certainly gone far, far astray.  However, if you mean an imperturbable child, I disagree on your choice of adjective.  He has exhibited a fair amount of a perturbable temper.
So rather than talking about the people making the points, let's make some points. To the OP: to convince yourself (and those here) you'd need to do some reckoning. On the RE, you must steer a path, that while locally level, causes you to move downward in a circle. On the FE, you must steer a path that constantly turns left (when going east) or right (when going west). If you can determine which you're doing, perhaps using a gyroscope, you'll know for yourself what shape your world is.
Keep it serious, Thork. You can troll, but don't be so open. We have standards

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Catchpa

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Re: Needing more explanation.
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2010, 01:03:55 PM »
catchpa is a cool kid

This thread has certainly gone far, far astray.  However, if you mean an imperturbable child, I disagree on your choice of adjective.  He has exhibited a fair amount of a perturbable temper.

Please refrain from calling me a child.
The conspiracy do train attack-birds

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OmgHAI

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Re: Needing more explanation.
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2010, 01:21:55 PM »
child
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You ravers are not nearly as awesome as you think you are.

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Catchpa

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Re: Needing more explanation.
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2010, 01:54:39 PM »
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Re: Needing more explanation.
« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2010, 02:33:05 PM »
Flat Earth Theory does not conflict with your trip.

How so? Even if they could just turn a circle, I think I would have noticed going in a semicircle around the world. And, there's people that own private planes/ships and go around the world with them, directly east/west.

Citation please?

I saw the thread about a month back or so, when the website wasn't updated.

Flat Earth theorists contend that these pictures are and were possible to fake. Your contention that they were impossible is a popular one with globularists but it has been disputed here many times.

How were they possible to fake? I cannot see any way that the government could fake it, unless they created technology that was thirty years advanced to their time. Which I doubt.

Also, please explain how gravity is not real. If it wasn't, then what keeps us from flying into space, if we have nothing holding us down?

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Re: Needing more explanation.
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2010, 03:59:25 PM »

...I saw the thread about a month back or so, when the website wasn't updated. ...


What do you mean by "when the website wasn't updated."

Re: Needing more explanation.
« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2010, 04:04:40 PM »
Well, the site now is different. There was a page with some text, and a link leading to the forums, and that was it.

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« Reply #13 on: July 07, 2010, 04:10:54 PM »
For sure that will be of great aid in finding the post you referred to.  Thanks.

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« Reply #14 on: July 07, 2010, 04:15:05 PM »
For sure that will be of great aid in finding the post you referred to.  Thanks.
Hm, turns out it was from www.theflatearthsociety.net, and not this one (.org).

If you still want the post, I'd be glad to link it.

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« Reply #15 on: July 07, 2010, 04:18:36 PM »
No.  That was not on this forum which was what confused me in your OP.