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Rise in flat earthism

Postby thatkidakayoungguy » Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:24 pm

I've seen a number of people who claim to believe earth is flat on religious videos across youtube. This trend seems to be increasing, and others have noted too. Anyone know why?

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Re: Rise in flat earthism

Postby Justhuman » Sun Apr 30, 2017 3:49 am

I think it fluctuates over time, increasing/decreasing for ? reasons, but no particular reason in itself.

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Re: Rise in flat earthism

Postby RickD » Sun Apr 30, 2017 8:32 am

thatkidakayoungguy wrote:I've seen a number of people who claim to believe earth is flat on religious videos across youtube. This trend seems to be increasing, and others have noted too. Anyone know why?

Just a guess, but as YouTube becomes more available and more popular, there'll probably be more of every kind of video.
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Re: Rise in flat earthism

Postby Philip » Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:12 am

Rise in flat earthism


Which is technically known by the term, "Oliveoylism."

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Re: Rise in flat earthism

Postby thatkidakayoungguy » Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:57 am

Philip wrote:
Rise in flat earthism


Which is technically known by the term, "Oliveoylism."

Why's that? Bc they're so fickle?

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Re: Rise in flat earthism

Postby Philip » Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:12 pm

TheKid: Why's that? Bc they're so fickle?


NO - it's because Olive has a figure that is the equivalent of a human ironing board - which has more curves than she does.

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Re: Rise in flat earthism

Postby Hortator » Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:12 pm

I think 99.999563% of flat-earthers are just doing it to be ironic, counter-culture, and just like to argue to be argumentative. Us normal people get so bent out of shape, and they're probably filled with mirth at our befuddlement over a denial of such a fact.

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Re: Rise in flat earthism

Postby Stu » Mon May 01, 2017 2:48 am

Hortator wrote:I think 99.999563% of flat-earthers are just doing it to be ironic, counter-culture, and just like to argue to be argumentative. Us normal people get so bent out of shape, and they're probably filled with mirth at our befuddlement over a denial of such a fact.


Nah, the ones I have come across are pretty serious about it.
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Re: Rise in flat earthism

Postby RickD » Mon May 01, 2017 5:33 am

Anyone else see similarities between Flat Earthers, and Young Earthers?
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Re: Rise in flat earthism

Postby Byblos » Mon May 01, 2017 6:15 am

thatkidakayoungguy wrote:I've seen a number of people who claim to believe earth is flat on religious videos across youtube. This trend seems to be increasing, and others have noted too. Anyone know why?


Flat earthers now claim to have members all around the globe. :pound:

Not sure where I read that (recently) but I got a good chuckle out of it and figured I'd share.
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Re: Rise in flat earthism

Postby thatkidakayoungguy » Mon May 01, 2017 4:10 pm

Byblos wrote:
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:I've seen a number of people who claim to believe earth is flat on religious videos across youtube. This trend seems to be increasing, and others have noted too. Anyone know why?


Flat earthers now claim to have members all around the globe. :pound:

Not sure where I read that (recently) but I got a good chuckle out of it and figured I'd share.

These are Christians btw.

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Re: Rise in flat earthism

Postby thatkidakayoungguy » Mon May 01, 2017 4:14 pm

RickD wrote:Anyone else see similarities between Flat Earthers, and Young Earthers?
:stirthepot:

Actually yes, especially since I was one and I'm surrounded by them.
BUT, young earthers have more reasoning and logic behind them, not to mention more support of Scripture than the flat earth idea (which probably has maybe 7 verses to support it, and most of that is just figure of speech).

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Re: Rise in flat earthism

Postby Byblos » Mon May 01, 2017 4:33 pm

thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
Byblos wrote:
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:I've seen a number of people who claim to believe earth is flat on religious videos across youtube. This trend seems to be increasing, and others have noted too. Anyone know why?


Flat earthers now claim to have members all around the globe. :pound:

Not sure where I read that (recently) but I got a good chuckle out of it and figured I'd share.

These are Christians btw.


All of them? And what is your point?
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Re: Rise in flat earthism

Postby thatkidakayoungguy » Mon May 01, 2017 5:32 pm

Byblos wrote:
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
Byblos wrote:
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:I've seen a number of people who claim to believe earth is flat on religious videos across youtube. This trend seems to be increasing, and others have noted too. Anyone know why?


Flat earthers now claim to have members all around the globe. :pound:

Not sure where I read that (recently) but I got a good chuckle out of it and figured I'd share.

These are Christians btw.


All of them? And what is your point?

We're laughing at our brothers and sisters instead of trying to teach them rightly. I don't think all are Christians though.

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Re: Rise in flat earthism

Postby RickD » Mon May 01, 2017 6:43 pm

thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
Byblos wrote:
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
Byblos wrote:
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:I've seen a number of people who claim to believe earth is flat on religious videos across youtube. This trend seems to be increasing, and others have noted too. Anyone know why?


Flat earthers now claim to have members all around the globe. :pound:

Not sure where I read that (recently) but I got a good chuckle out of it and figured I'd share.

These are Christians btw.


All of them? And what is your point?

We're laughing at our brothers and sisters instead of trying to teach them rightly. I don't think all are Christians though.

Have you ever tried to "teach" a person who is a serious flat Earther?

There's no teaching some of them.
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