Can you prove that the Earth is flat?

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Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« on: May 17, 2010, 06:46:56 PM »
I ask you all, here at the FES, Prove to me that the earth is flat. Pictures, and things accepted to be facts would be helpful.

Also, explain to me the scientific basis and backround of your beliefs. And before you try to cite me for something as trivial as spelling, know that i don't care a bit about spelling and if you have to judge someone or their argument based on something stupid like that, then I have no reason to believe any of your theories.

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markjo

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2010, 06:49:48 PM »
Lurk moar.  Read the FAQ.
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Lorddave

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2010, 06:50:17 PM »
There is none.

All you get is a load of thought experiments and attempts to disprove the idea that the Earth is round.

This site is nothing more than an "attack Round Earth" site instead of a "Prove Flat Earth" site.  That's why most of us are trolls.
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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2010, 07:32:44 PM »
There is none.

All you get is a load of thought experiments and attempts to disprove the idea that the Earth is round.

This site is nothing more than an "attack Round Earth" site instead of a "Prove Flat Earth" site.  That's why most of us are trolls.

So what you're saying is, "This is the Fox News of geographical study."

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Lorddave

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2010, 07:34:55 PM »
There is none.

All you get is a load of thought experiments and attempts to disprove the idea that the Earth is round.

This site is nothing more than an "attack Round Earth" site instead of a "Prove Flat Earth" site.  That's why most of us are trolls.

So what you're saying is, "This is the Fox News of geographical study."

No.  This is more benign.
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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2010, 07:36:33 PM »
There is none.

All you get is a load of thought experiments and attempts to disprove the idea that the Earth is round.

This site is nothing more than an "attack Round Earth" site instead of a "Prove Flat Earth" site.  That's why most of us are trolls.

So what you're saying is, "This is the Fox News of geographical study."


No.  This is more benign.

So what you're saying is, "This is the Fox News of geographical study, minus Glenn Beck."

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Lorddave

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2010, 07:38:35 PM »
There is none.

All you get is a load of thought experiments and attempts to disprove the idea that the Earth is round.

This site is nothing more than an "attack Round Earth" site instead of a "Prove Flat Earth" site.  That's why most of us are trolls.

So what you're saying is, "This is the Fox News of geographical study."

No.  This is more benign.

So what you're saying is, "This is the Fox News of geographical study, minus Glenn Beck."

Nah, even without him, Fox News is widely watched.

This is more like the Fox news version of C-Span.

-Blah, quote fail.
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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2010, 07:41:43 PM »
I ask you all, here at the FES, Prove to me that the earth is flat. Pictures, and things accepted to be facts would be helpful.

Also, explain to me the scientific basis and backround of your beliefs. And before you try to cite me for something as trivial as spelling, know that i don't care a bit about spelling and if you have to judge someone or their argument based on something stupid like that, then I have no reason to believe any of your theories.
To your spelling careness(and My own Promotion)/ http://www.theflatearthsociety.org/forum/index.php?topic=36478.0

Most pictures and things accepted to be facts are easily changed on this venue leaving the debate on a semi-stand still on the photo front. I think A Mr. Tom Bishop(though some find him not the most reputable) may be able to point you in the direction of some scientific and mathematical Flat earth support.
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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2010, 07:58:04 PM »
random musing section mods?
just so I can say in b4 moved or 404

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LookAtAGlobe

Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2010, 08:02:13 PM »
No, i cannot prove the earth is flat, but i can prove its round. if it was flat, where is this wall that surrounds the edges of the earth, and keeps us all walled in.
And why isn't it photographed.

Go get a moderately interesting idea to follow, not some idiotic society that some man in the desert made up.

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Lord Wilmore

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #10 on: May 17, 2010, 08:04:01 PM »
If you can prove that it's round, why haven't you done so?
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Lorddave

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2010, 08:05:16 PM »
If you can prove that it's round, why haven't you done so?

Well it IS his first post.  Can't expect him to just jump on in and get refuted by Flat Earth beliefs now can he?  Hell, he probably doesn't even KNOW about the Sky Mirror.
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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2010, 08:08:20 PM »
If you can prove that it's round, why haven't you done so?

Well it IS his first post.  Can't expect him to just jump on in and get refuted by Flat Earth beliefs now can he?  Hell, he probably doesn't even KNOW about the Sky Mirror.

Wait till someone tells him about bendy light...
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Lord Wilmore

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2010, 08:10:08 PM »
If you can prove that it's round, why haven't you done so?

Well it IS his first post.  Can't expect him to just jump on in and get refuted by Flat Earth beliefs now can he?  Hell, he probably doesn't even KNOW about the Sky Mirror.


If he can prove that the Earth is round, then why does he need to know what our beliefs and theories are?
"I want truth for truth's sake, not for the applaud or approval of men. I would not reject truth because it is unpopular, nor accept error because it is popular. I should rather be right and stand alone than run with the multitude and be wrong." - C.S. DeFord

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Thevoiceofreason

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #14 on: May 17, 2010, 08:17:13 PM »
If you can prove that it's round, why haven't you done so?

Well it IS his first post.  Can't expect him to just jump on in and get refuted by Flat Earth beliefs now can he?  Hell, he probably doesn't even KNOW about the Sky Mirror.

Wait till someone tells him about bendy light...

Anti-moon.
Conspiracy.
switching of geographic poles.
UA
etc.

BTW has anyone noticed that there are a lot of noobs today?

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #15 on: May 17, 2010, 10:45:54 PM »
I ask you all, here at the FES, Prove to me that the earth is flat. Pictures, and things accepted to be facts would be helpful.

Also, explain to me the scientific basis and backround of your beliefs. And before you try to cite me for something as trivial as spelling, know that i don't care a bit about spelling and if you have to judge someone or their argument based on something stupid like that, then I have no reason to believe any of your theories.
To your spelling careness(and My own Promotion)/ http://www.theflatearthsociety.org/forum/index.php?topic=36478.0

Most pictures and things accepted to be facts are easily changed on this venue leaving the debate on a semi-stand still on the photo front. I think A Mr. Tom Bishop(though some find him not the most reputable) may be able to point you in the direction of some scientific and mathematical Flat earth support.
I think a Mr. Tom Bishop be a whack ass cracka and has proven nothing except that Ichi's experiment was flawed.

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #16 on: May 18, 2010, 03:02:31 AM »
If you can prove that it's round, why haven't you done so?

Well it IS his first post.  Can't expect him to just jump on in and get refuted by Flat Earth beliefs now can he?  Hell, he probably doesn't even KNOW about the Sky Mirror.


If he can prove that the Earth is round, then why does he need to know what our beliefs and theories are?

Well because he's probably not familiar with the huge amount of loopholes theories you have.
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Lorddave

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #17 on: May 18, 2010, 04:34:59 AM »
If you can prove that it's round, why haven't you done so?

Well it IS his first post.  Can't expect him to just jump on in and get refuted by Flat Earth beliefs now can he?  Hell, he probably doesn't even KNOW about the Sky Mirror.


If he can prove that the Earth is round, then why does he need to know what our beliefs and theories are?

Because you won't accept what he says when it can be explained in an alternate, unproven, unverified, untested thought experiments. But if he learns of your beliefs and theories he'll realize that no amount of logical arguments or proof will be enough to make you think you may be wrong.
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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #18 on: May 18, 2010, 05:02:13 AM »
Because you won't accept what he says when it can be explained in an alternate, unproven, unverified, untested thought experiments. But if he learns of your beliefs and theories he'll realize that no amount of logical arguments or proof will be enough to make you think you may be wrong.

If there are alternative explanations for his "proof", then it isn't a proof at all, just a hypothesis.
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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #19 on: May 18, 2010, 05:08:46 AM »
Because you won't accept what he says when it can be explained in an alternate, unproven, unverified, untested thought experiments. But if he learns of your beliefs and theories he'll realize that no amount of logical arguments or proof will be enough to make you think you may be wrong.

If there are alternative explanations for his "proof", then it isn't a proof at all, just a hypothesis.

Only if the alternative explanations are equally or more likely.
Science is what happens when preconception meets verification.
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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #20 on: May 18, 2010, 06:20:45 AM »
What about my claim that Tom is a whack ass cracka?

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #21 on: May 18, 2010, 06:52:53 AM »
What about my claim that Tom is a whack ass cracka?


Look, keep the spammy posts in the lower boards. The General board may not be too strict, but it's still not for spam.
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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #22 on: May 18, 2010, 06:57:29 AM »
What about my claim that Tom is a whack ass cracka?


Look, keep the spammy posts in the lower boards. The General board may not be too strict, but it's still not for spam.
According to my observations, using the Zetetic Method, I have concluded that Tom Bishop is, in fact, a whack ass cracka. I thought you guys accepted any form of Zetetic beliefs.

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Lord Wilmore

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #23 on: May 18, 2010, 06:58:45 AM »
What about my claim that Tom is a whack ass cracka?


Look, keep the spammy posts in the lower boards. The General board may not be too strict, but it's still not for spam.
According to my observations, using the Zetetic Method, I have concluded that Tom Bishop is, in fact, a whack ass cracka. I thought you guys accepted any form of Zetetic beliefs.


I'm going to be nice and give you another warning. Next time you make spammy, off-topic posts, you'll be banned.
"I want truth for truth's sake, not for the applaud or approval of men. I would not reject truth because it is unpopular, nor accept error because it is popular. I should rather be right and stand alone than run with the multitude and be wrong." - C.S. DeFord

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sillyrob

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #24 on: May 18, 2010, 07:04:34 AM »
What about my claim that Tom is a whack ass cracka?


Look, keep the spammy posts in the lower boards. The General board may not be too strict, but it's still not for spam.
According to my observations, using the Zetetic Method, I have concluded that Tom Bishop is, in fact, a whack ass cracka. I thought you guys accepted any form of Zetetic beliefs.


I'm going to be nice and give you another warning. Next time you make spammy, off-topic posts, you'll be banned.
I'd like to know why what I said was off-topic and spammy. I at least deserve an explanation.

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Lord Wilmore

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #25 on: May 18, 2010, 07:08:04 AM »
I'd like to know why what I said was off-topic and spammy. I at least deserve an explanation.


See you in three days.
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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #26 on: May 18, 2010, 07:17:01 AM »
Ah, Typical Willy.

"I don't like you, so i'll ban you. It makes me feel good, because in real life, no-one respects me"

Good effort.

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Lord Wilmore

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #27 on: May 18, 2010, 07:18:35 AM »
Ah, Typical Willy.

"I don't like you, so i'll ban you. It makes me feel good, because in real life, no-one respects me"

Good effort.


Would you like to join him? Disputing moderation outside S&C is against the rules, as is the kind of crap he was posting earlier. Break the rules, you get warned. Keep breaking them, you get banned. It's just that simple.
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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #28 on: May 18, 2010, 08:21:24 PM »
If you can prove that it's round, why haven't you done so?
We have. All of you just cant get your heads out of the 16th century.
All of your "theories" are based on 16th Century Catholic Maps and some random man that somehow made it out of college with a PHD in Astronomy Retardation.
We have proved enough, you just need to listen.

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Re: Can you prove that the Earth is flat?
« Reply #29 on: May 18, 2010, 08:53:05 PM »
Add to all this the fact that, as Parsifal said,

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If there are alternative explanations for his "proof", then it isn't a proof at all, just a hypothesis.

Which means not a single "proof" of FE exists. FE'ers have been asked numerous times to provide something measurable that RE can't explain and FE can, and couldn't come up with anything.
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