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Old 08-16-2008, 05:41 PM   #101
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I think this site is a hoax, guys...

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Old 04-18-2010, 09:57 AM   #102
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I was talking to a teacher the other day and she mentioned a teacher, a science teacher no less, in another district who was an active member of this group. She was releived from her teaching position for it. I just had to look this up and I gotta say, WTF?!?!? Check it out for yourself.

http://theflatearthsociety.org/cms/

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Old 04-18-2010, 10:06 AM   #103
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Yep. Here's the other thread about it as well.

http://forums.superherohype.com/show...+EARTH+SOCIETY

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Old 04-18-2010, 10:11 AM   #104
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Well, then I guess the mods can combine them.

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Old 04-18-2010, 11:09 AM   #105
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A computer-generated image of the flat Earth. Antarctica forms an 'ice wall' preventing people from walking off the edge.


Global warming? Somewhat controversial. Evolution? Even more so.
Still, there's one well-founded scientific notion that everyone can agree upon: The Earth is round, like a ball.
Right? Well, maybe not. The BBC reports that the Flat Earth Society, thought to have been crippled by the death of its leader in 2001, is still hanging on, somewhat bemusedly.
"People are definitely prejudiced against flat-Earthers," Tennessee-based computer scientist and society member John Davis tells the BBC. "Many use the term 'flat-Earther' as a term of abuse, and with connotations that imply blind faith, ignorance or even anti-intellectualism."
But, Davis and his fellow "anti-globularists" insist, their beliefs are based in scientific fact.
"The Earth is, more or less, a disc," states James McIntyre, a Briton who helps run the Flat Earth Society's Web site. "Obviously it isn't perfectly flat, thanks to geological phenomena like hills and valleys. It is around 24,900 miles in diameter."

The moon landings? Faked, say the flat-Earthers. Satellite images of the Earth? Fake, fake, fake.
So what does the flat Earth look like?
"The North Pole is central, and Antarctica comprises the entire circumference of the Earth," explains McIntyre. "Circumnavigation is a case of traveling in a very broad circle across the surface of the Earth."
McIntyre hopes the Flat Earth Society Web site's discussion forums will unite all discarians into a "global community."
"If you will forgive my use of the term 'global,'" he quips.
These guys are behind even Plato and Aristotle. They knew the earth was round way back then.

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Old 04-18-2010, 11:14 AM   #106
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Gravity is a CIA plot to keep us on Earth!

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Old 04-18-2010, 11:29 AM   #107
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I wish this had been a public poll. Also, how do these guys explain seasons?

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Old 04-18-2010, 11:41 AM   #108
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I was talking to a teacher the other day and she mentioned a teacher, a science teacher no less, in another district who was an active member of this group. She was releived from her teaching position for it. I just had to look this up and I gotta say, WTF?!?!? Check it out for yourself.

http://theflatearthsociety.org/cms/
She couldn't have been fired just for that, she had to have been a crappy teacher all the way around. I could be a member of this as a World Geography teacher, and simply teach what was in the curriculum, then there would be no problem. She was probably fired for not teaching the curriculum, rather than fired for being a member of this organization.


And yes, these people are idiots...

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Old 04-18-2010, 12:23 PM   #109
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She couldn't have been fired just for that, she had to have been a crappy teacher all the way around. I could be a member of this as a World Geography teacher, and simply teach what was in the curriculum, then there would be no problem. She was probably fired for not teaching the curriculum, rather than fired for being a member of this organization.


And yes, these people are idiots...
I'm guessing she was trying to teach Flat Earth Theory in class.

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Old 04-18-2010, 12:31 PM   #110
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I am a member of the Flat Earthers Society.

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Old 04-18-2010, 01:22 PM   #111
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I'm guessing she was trying to teach Flat Earth Theory in class.
Which is definitely not in the curriculum....
AAAAAAnd she probably was not very good at that....lol

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Old 04-18-2010, 01:34 PM   #112
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Flat Earth Society? I think I just threw up in my mouth a little.

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Old 04-18-2010, 01:40 PM   #113
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It's definitely an interesting idea, but really, as has been said before, why would anyone lie about the planet being round? Plus, you wouldn't even need to leave Earth to disprove this.

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Old 04-18-2010, 01:53 PM   #114
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Straight Edge Society>Flat Earth Society

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Old 04-18-2010, 02:16 PM   #115
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Well yeah. Saying No to Drugs > Saying No to Christopher Columbus

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Well yeah. Saying No to Drugs > Saying No to Aristotle
Fixed. Columbus can suck eggs.

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I was referencing the royals of Columbus's native Italy, who believed that he would sail off the edge of the world. Columbus was an idiot, and doesn't deserve the praise he gets. The guy "discovered" a place that people already knew about (the vikings) by accident.

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"The Europeans didn't discover America. That's like me going out to the parking lot and discovering your car."

I wish that I could remember who the hell I got that joke from.

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It sounds familiar.

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I think this site is a hoax, guys...
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I'm tempted to join and start a big argumet, then after a devastating victory by yours truly. I'd post topless pics of Pamela Anderson. But instead of breasts, they're Earth, in all it's round glory

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I don't think there are enough face palm pics or gifs in the world for these people.

I wonder who the 8 people are that voted Yes to if the World is flat. For their sake and society's sake, I hope they're joking.

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I was one of em.

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I don't think there are enough face palm pics or gifs in the world for these people.


i think this comes close enough .

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