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This conversation is oddly captivating, although I've watched only about 15 minutes. Yes, they are out there!



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsOz_J6tJVU
https://freedomainradio.com/

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I only watched the first couple of minutes of the video. Do we ever find out why this guy wants to believe the earth is flat. Because I have to imagine that one has to be pretty motivated to come to that belief. I would guess it comes from an extreme form of anti-authoritarianism?


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I listened up to the 9 minute mark. Utter nonsense.



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Lunacy yes. I guess what interested me is how the interviewer draws out the flat earther and confronts without being combative. Kind of like the Dawkins/Lennox debate discussed recently.
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I would guess it comes from an extreme form of anti-authoritarianism?

Probably for both of them - the bald interviewer is an anarchist. :x



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It is rather sad to see how people genuinely believe that the earth is flat in our modern world. It might be because they lack quality education or maybe parenting (these are just guesses I do not have research to back this up).

There are many ways how we can prove that our earth is not flat. Here are just a few examples that came to my mind instantly :
The SunĀ“s altitude
Time zones
The Coriolis effect
Lunar eclipse
Photographic evidence
The other planets are also round
I still have something to say to people who want to argue with people who believe that the earth is flat. You have got to understand that SCIENCE does not drive these Flat Earthers, it's paranoia. So there is no amount of evidence you can show them the error of their conclusions. If you could bring them to space so that they could observe for themselves that the Earth is a globe they would say it's an elaborate illusion put on by Nasa. All you can do is pity them because convincing them is next to impossible.



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