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The Flat Earth conspiracy is one riddled with inconsistencies and undisputable facts such as pictures from space of the world being round.

There have been multiple occasions where experts like Professor Brian Cox and Space X CEO Elon Musk have shut down their theories with logic and science.

However, the Flat Earthers remain resilient and true to their beliefs and just a few months ago held their own international conference.

While we wouldn't dream of shaming anyone for passionately believing in something there remain some questions.

How come nobody has fallen off the side of the Earth?

UniLad recently conducted an interview with a famed Flat Earth believer Connor Murphy who presented some pretty interesting ideas.

For instance, he claimed that there is no such thing as the solar system, that gravity doesn't exist and that the Sun is not as far away as we are led to believe.

This is also how seasons work, apparently:

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On top of that, he did try to clear up the question surrounding the perimeter of the Flat Earth and why nothing falls off of it. He said:

Fall off into what, do you know what I’m saying? There's no edge. This is a misconception.

The way we see it is it’s an enclosed system.

There’s water above, there’s the firmament – or the dome – and there’s water above it and water below it and there’s no leaving it, there’s no anti-gravity allowing us to float around and find other Suns and stuff.

There's none of that. You can’t fall off the edge, essentially.

He also said that you can see the curvature of the Earth from a plane because all plane windows are round and curved, and that Antarctica operates as a wall around the edge of the Earth, rather than being the continent that everyone is led to think it is.

He then delves into why Nasa might be lying to us.

There are two good reasons in my opinion. The money raised by NASA alone since their inception is something like fifteen trillion dollars, and with that money, they’ve really shown little for their work.

They’re releasing composite images and articles and telling you this is what’s happening, this is what we’re doing, and we spent seven hundred million dollars to get this photo of Pluto that we had to put together in Photoshop.

A second thing is to make people feel insignificant. It makes you feel like you’re an insignificant speck of dust and therefore you’re easy to control. 

So there you go. Flat Earthers just don't want to be controlled and feel insignificant, which is easy to sympathise with - but still, c'mon on guys, the Earth is round.

HT UniLad

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