3 Ways to Debunk Flat-Earth Arguments

Why do I have to talk about this? Seriously, I think this is a leftist trope but it actually works here. It is 2017. Seriously, we have known this since ancient Greece, well over 2,000 years. Then again, this is 2017 and we have the internet and there is no other place for dumb ideas to percolate than the internet. Look no further than the socialist community. Here are three simple proofs to disprove the ludicrous flat earth theory.

1. Satellites

You can see satellites from the surface at night rotating around the earth. Under flat earth theory, this should not be happening.

2. Great lakes

If flat earth theory was correct than large bodies of water should not cut the bottom out of structures like buildings and ships off, especially in any significant way, but we can clearly see they do. Structures should get smaller but proportionally smaller but we can clearly see they do not. They slowly drop beneath the horizon part by part. Look no further than the Chicago Skyline and Lake Michigan. In the picture below, you can clearly see the top but the bottom is cut off. I have also provided a picture of the full skyline.

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3. Seismic Waves

Did you know you can see the center of the earth? You can, you just need to use seismic waves. When traveling through the earth’s core, seismic waves are affected by the core. Going through the core will change the velocity of the waves and those changes allow us to see the core. A core means we are a sphere and this destroys flat earth theory.

One thought on “3 Ways to Debunk Flat-Earth Arguments

  1. The satellite argument has too much room for error: projections, weather balloons, etc. You’ve got to remember you’re dealing with idiots. My proposal is the argument from astronomy, laid out on Metabunk:

    “If Earth is flat, how can billions of people see two different sets of constellations rotating in opposite directions, around two opposite poles? How can people in the southern hemisphere essentially stand in a circle with their backs to each other, and all be facing the same southern constellation?

    Anyone in the Southern Hemisphere may observe how stars rotate clockwise around the South Celestial Pole, where Polaris, Ursa Minor, Ursa Major, and Cassiopeia are absent while anyone in the Northern Hemispshere sees stars rotating counter-clockwise around the North Celestial Pole, where Crux, Centaurus, and Carina are absent.

    On flat Earth, it is geometrically impossible to see these two completely different skies, rotating in opposing directions around two different poles.

    Google ‘star trails’ to see thousands of photo and video examples from around the world, and the star rotation direction always corresponds with the polar hemisphere. From the Equator, you can see stars rotating simultaneously around both, opposite poles.”
    ( https://www.metabunk.org/debunked-the-flat-earth-theory-14-ways-the-flat-earth-theory-is-false.t7148/ )


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