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Re: Rise in flat earthism

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Post by abelcainsbrother » Mon May 01, 2017 7:00 pm

thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
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thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
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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.

I wonder if the church has been infiltrated with flat-earthers to try to make Christianity look bad.
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Re: Rise in flat earthism

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Post by RickD » Mon May 01, 2017 7:08 pm

abelcainsbrother wrote:
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
Byblos wrote:
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
Byblos wrote:
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.

I wonder if the church has been infiltrated with flat-earthers to try to make Christianity look bad.
The church doesn't need fake Christians to make Christianity look bad, when we real Christians do a pretty good job of it ourselves. ;)
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Re: Rise in flat earthism

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Post by thatkidakayoungguy » Mon May 01, 2017 8:22 pm

abelcainsbrother wrote:
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
Byblos wrote:
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
Byblos wrote:
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.

I wonder if the church has been infiltrated with flat-earthers to try to make Christianity look bad.
Maybe but since there is a growth of conspiracies in the church regarding biblical literacy like the nephilim etc that has been going on for years, maybe this is a sincere but deluded result of that.

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Re: Rise in flat earthism

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Post by Kurieuo » Mon May 01, 2017 11:35 pm

I haven't noticed really, but then I don't pay much attention to fringe groups.
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Re: Rise in flat earthism

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Post by JButler » Fri May 05, 2017 3:50 pm

I've noticed there seems to be a marked increase in kooks in the last ten years on the internet. In law enforcement you constantly run into mental cases, many seem as normal as anybody until they talk long enough. Usually takes 10 minutes for the really disguised kooks to reveal themselves. And yes, they have some really far out ideas and they believe them hardcore as in no talking sense to them because it won't work. Your jaw will just get tired.

Browsing "headlines" in Youtube it appears the Flat Earthers are probably some of the more sane people outside of institutions.
If the truth hurts, maybe it should.

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Re: Rise in flat earthism

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Post by Kurieuo » Fri May 05, 2017 4:45 pm

In other news, JButler now believes in a flat earth. :P
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Re: Rise in flat earthism

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Post by RickD » Fri May 05, 2017 4:46 pm

JButler wrote:I've noticed there seems to be a marked increase in kooks in the last ten years on the internet. In law enforcement you constantly run into mental cases, many seem as normal as anybody until they talk long enough. Usually takes 10 minutes for the really disguised kooks to reveal themselves. And yes, they have some really far out ideas and they believe them hardcore as in no talking sense to them because it won't work. Your jaw will just get tired.

Browsing "headlines" in Youtube it appears the Flat Earthers are probably some of the more sane people outside of institutions.
I agree. When I was a kid, about 40 years ago, there weren't nearly as many kooks on the Internet, as there are now. In fact, in the 1970's and 1980's, YouTube was pretty "normal".
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Re: Rise in flat earthism

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Post by Kurieuo » Fri May 05, 2017 4:48 pm

RickD wrote:
JButler wrote:I've noticed there seems to be a marked increase in kooks in the last ten years on the internet. In law enforcement you constantly run into mental cases, many seem as normal as anybody until they talk long enough. Usually takes 10 minutes for the really disguised kooks to reveal themselves. And yes, they have some really far out ideas and they believe them hardcore as in no talking sense to them because it won't work. Your jaw will just get tired.

Browsing "headlines" in Youtube it appears the Flat Earthers are probably some of the more sane people outside of institutions.
I agree. When I was a kid, about 40 years ago, there weren't nearly as many kooks on the Internet, as there are now. In fact, in the 1970's and 1980's, YouTube was pretty "normal".
:lol:
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Re: Rise in flat earthism

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Post by JButler » Sat May 06, 2017 2:10 am

RickD wrote:
JButler wrote:I've noticed there seems to be a marked increase in kooks in the last ten years on the internet. In law enforcement you constantly run into mental cases, many seem as normal as anybody until they talk long enough. Usually takes 10 minutes for the really disguised kooks to reveal themselves. And yes, they have some really far out ideas and they believe them hardcore as in no talking sense to them because it won't work. Your jaw will just get tired.

Browsing "headlines" in Youtube it appears the Flat Earthers are probably some of the more sane people outside of institutions.
I agree. When I was a kid, about 40 years ago, there weren't nearly as many kooks on the Internet, as there are now. In fact, in the 1970's and 1980's, YouTube was pretty "normal".
Ladies and Gentlemen of the jury......I present Exhibit #1..!! :lol:
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Re: Rise in flat earthism

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Post by thatkidakayoungguy » Sat May 06, 2017 8:19 am

JButler wrote:I've noticed there seems to be a marked increase in kooks in the last ten years on the internet. In law enforcement you constantly run into mental cases, many seem as normal as anybody until they talk long enough. Usually takes 10 minutes for the really disguised kooks to reveal themselves. And yes, they have some really far out ideas and they believe them hardcore as in no talking sense to them because it won't work. Your jaw will just get tired.

Browsing "headlines" in Youtube it appears the Flat Earthers are probably some of the more sane people outside of institutions.
I dunno about that, but then again youtube is so vast it doesn't surprise me.

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Re: Rise in flat earthism

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Post by RickD » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:27 am

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Re: Rise in flat earthism

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Re: Rise in flat earthism

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Post by thatkidakayoungguy » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:41 pm

Like seriously if earth was flat how would half the stuff work? Like ocean currents and wind currents and tectonic plates? Where would the mantle fit and why would the magnetic south pole be a ring for?
How come they say almost everything is a conspiracy this makes little sense and it makes me almost go mad trying to entertain the idea.
Ik rapper B.O.B. accepts it as well as a few others for various reasons, some admittedly more sound than others, but...

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Re: Rise in flat earthism

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Post by ultimate777 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:16 pm

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

I do.

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Post by thatkidakayoungguy » Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:13 pm

ultimate777 wrote:
RickD wrote:Anyone else see similarities between Flat Earthers, and Young Earthers?
:stirthepot:

I do.
Yea, but YECs are a much more reasonable bunch.

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