Apollo 8 astronaut William Ander's Earthrise???

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Apollo 8 astronaut William Ander's Earthrise???
« on: August 22, 2016, 09:21:27 AM »
I am new to this forum and society.  I am researching various things and I am curious to how "Flat Earth" believers handle the story and picture from Apollo 8 astronaut William Ander, called Earthrise?

Here is a link to a story where he even showed a reporter the negative for the picture:
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/home/earthrise.html

Thank you,

QFT

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onebigmonkey

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Re: Apollo 8 astronaut William Ander's Earthrise???
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2016, 10:13:52 AM »
Technically the image in the article wasn't the first Earthrise image, that honour belongs to a black & white image AS08-13-2329

https://www.flickr.com/photos/projectapolloarchive/21764833108/in/album-72157659453355752/

and most people don't know that there were two other sets of Earthrises taken on different orbits, for example

https://www.flickr.com/photos/projectapolloarchive/21712388340/in/album-72157658985288718/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/projectapolloarchive/21713569769/in/album-72157658985288718/

All three show different degrees of Earth's rotation entirely consistent with the time elapsed between them :)
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Re: Apollo 8 astronaut William Ander's Earthrise???
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2016, 12:57:42 PM »
I see, so how does someone with a Flat Earth belief reconcile a photo such as these?

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Re: Apollo 8 astronaut William Ander's Earthrise???
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2016, 10:38:53 PM »
I see, so how does someone with a Flat Earth belief reconcile a photo such as these?

they simply pass it off as fake with no thought into it usually
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Re: Apollo 8 astronaut William Ander's Earthrise???
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2016, 01:28:46 AM »
I see, so how does someone with a Flat Earth belief reconcile a photo such as these?

They don't 'reconconcile' anything. They beleive and therefore it is. That is the sum of their 'thinking'.

Re: Apollo 8 astronaut William Ander's Earthrise???
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2016, 10:19:02 AM »
Well this is most unfortunate.  Any quest that ever hopes to find any truth will only live in the heart of the seeker who holds no prejudice for where that truth might lead. 

Without being able to discredit the photos, or recreate them through artificial means it only seems fair and logical to accept them as real and true.  This does not inherently mean that a photo, no matter how it looks, can't be explained within the realms of one's belief, say a flat earth belief.  Without giving honest consideration and feedback to such a claim I don't see how any belief can be considered as anything more than such - a person's chosen belief.  I am a Christian and believe God created the Earth and have many debates with people that believe otherwise, yet at the end of the debate we still left with only our beliefs because there is no reasonable way to recreate such an event, photos of the event or the like for either cause.

Unfortunately, because I was rather intrigued by the adventure of such a reality, I can't see any reason for thinking that the Flat Earth belief is any different.  Most unfortunate for believers of the Flat Earth kind there is a photo that exists that gives rise to the counter argument.  Also, and rather unfortunate, unlike my Christian belief where I have experienced things that lead me to this belief I am still left where I started on this quest; neither feeling or seeing proof for a globular earth no a flat earth (maybe we are on/in something altogether different?).  I am somewhat swayed by that photo however.

Thank you to those that responded.

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Re: Apollo 8 astronaut William Ander's Earthrise???
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2016, 03:09:09 PM »
Shalom and welcome to the trenches.
The Bible doesn't support a flat earth.

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