Is the earth flat or round?

knowkedge acquisition in the domain. by Georgia Panagiotaki

Written in English
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SeriesSussex theses ; S 5671
ContributionsUniversity of Sussex. School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences.
The Physical Object
Pagination301 leaves :
Number of Pages301
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Open LibraryOL16166569M

To tempt Jesus, “the Devil took him along to an unusually high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory.” (Matthew ) Some claim that this Bible account teaches that the entire world is visible from a single spot on a flat r, the “unusually high mountain” in this account seems to be a metaphor and not a physical location.   It is very ironic that some flat-earthers claim that the round earth is a pagan idea, when in reality the pagan cultures clearly taught a flat earth while the book of Job describes the round earth. It was not until the time of Pythagoras (~ – ~ B.C.) that the Greeks came to accept what the Bible had taught for the previous years. The Flat Earth Society Welcomes B.o.B. Rapper, Musician and Producer B.o.B. accepted membership to The Flat Earth Society by its Secretary John Davis while in Knoxville, TN on his STFU tour. Known for his song "Airplanes", BoB has shaken the boat lately with his vocal views on the Flat Earth. Einstein's Relativity Proves The Earth is Flat. Round Earth vs. Flat Earth - 3 of 5 Decem The Flat Earth Society does not have an official explanation for this. Shadow Lengths The ancient Greek astronomer Eratosthenes knew that there was a well in Syene (now known as Aswan, Egypt) that on noon on the summer solstice sunlight reflected off the well’s bottom.

The Round Earth Society. 5, likes 19 talking about this. Welcome to the Round Earth Society! A page for trolling flat Earthers, with a little space science thrown in here and there!Followers: K.   For example, the Earth really is flat. As in totally flat, like a sheet of glass. The definition of flat is “having a level surface; without raised areas or indentations”.   Davidson (who is not affiliated with the Flat Earth Society) is also organizing an enormous cruise in for flat-earthers to convene and discuss theories while continuing his popular yearly.

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Flat Earth. Round Earth. book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Obvious facts are sometimes not so obvious when we have to prove 4/5(6).

Flat Earth, Round Earth. teaches children to say "wait a sec" when the square block doesn't fit in the round hole. It fosters critical thinking both in and out of science. The clear language and sharp, straightforward logic make this book an enjoyable, invigorating read/5(5).

Next time a flat-earth conspiracy theorist confronts you, you'll be prepared. Here are 10 simple ways to prove that the Earth is : Moriel Schottlender.

This means the earth must be a sphere. Scientists proved long ago that the earth is indeed a sphere which revolves around the sun and it’s nighttime on part of the earth while it’s daytime on another part of the earth.

I’ll offer one more thought that implies that the earth is round and not flat. Here are 10 ‘proofs’ that the Earth is actually flat, not round. A new book by Eric Dubay, the fact that world governments are claiming the Earth is round.

Members of the Flat Earth Society claim to believe the Earth is flat. Walking around on the planet’s surface, it looks and feels flat, so they feel that all other evidence is part of a “round Earth conspiracy” orchestrated by world governments and led by NASA.

Most people believe that the Earth is round (spherical).Author: Frank Lake. The Earth —Flat or Round. When did men first suspect that the earth was round, not flat.

In the Is the earth flat or round? book of Christopher Columbus. Earlier than that. Irving Robbin wrote: “To believe that one could sail to the East by sailing west, one must also believe that the earth is a sphere.

Proving Earth is round (Image credit: NASA) Rapper B.o.B wants to crowdfund his own satellite and launch it into space to find out, once and for all, whether the Earth is flat or round.

The fact that Earth is round has been common knowledge ever since. In his book On the Heavens, he wrote: "Again, our observations of the stars make it. Fantasy fiction often imagines a flat Earth. In C. Lewis' The Voyage of the Dawn Treader the fictional world of Narnia is "round like a table" (i.e., flat), not "round like a ball", and the characters sail toward the edge of this world.

Terry Pratchett's Strata and Discworld novels ( onwards) are set on a flat, disc-shaped world resting on the backs of four huge elephants which are in.

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The International Flat Earth Sociey has been established to prove by sound reasoning and factual evidence that the present accepted theory that the Earth is a globe spinning on its axis every 24 hours and at the same time describing an orbit round the Sun at a speed of 66, m.p.h, is contrary to all experience and to sound common-sense.

A growing number of people seem to actually believe the earth is flat, a view that a few NBA stars recently voiced. 1,2 Do we know the earth is round, and does it matter.

The question matters because if the Bible and science both describe a spherical earth, then those who depart from these sources of knowledge stray from reality. The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century is an international best-selling book by Thomas L.

Friedman that analyzes globalization, primarily in the early 21st title is a metaphor for viewing the world as a level playing field in terms of commerce, wherein all competitors have an equal opportunity.

As the first edition cover illustration indicates, the title Author: Thomas Friedman. Good book that depicts some (the major) Flat Earth proponents in modern age starting in the 19th century. What makes the book interesting is how this theory was advocated for despite overwhelming evidence (increasing over time) that the earth is a globe and what motivated the proponents of the theory/5.

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We have searched far and wide to provide you with the most complete listing of literature about the Flat Earth anywhere on the internet. The technical term for the shape of the Earth is oblate spheroid.

In plain language it is ROUND. There are so many ways to prove the Earth is round there is not enough space here to list them all. There are NO proofs to support a Flat Earth. NONE at all. Here are Two Proofs the world is Round. You can fly around it or sail around it.

Time. The Earth is round, and other myths, debunked by the flat Earth movement (you read that right) The flat Earth revival, he said, can be explained in.

That means somebody had a budget. This wasn’t just some random cranks, it was an organized effort to spam the internet with “flat earth” propaganda.

I once read an article claiming that the original “Flat Earth Society” was formed in the s and it was dedicated to two propositions: 1. The earth was flat. The Moon Landings were fake. Flat earthers, who believe the Earth is a large disk, may be shocked to find the ship’s navigation is based on a spherical planet.

Thu 10 Jan. Over a year in the making, featuring full color illustrations by Kan Ev Art, and written by Eric Dubay, "The Earth Plane" is the first flat Earth children's book published in history. A flat earther might interpret the question above as ambiguous — since they believe the earth is flat and disc-like (i.e., round); perhaps the results are even worse than we first thought.

The Earth has yet again made a revolution about the sun. But not so fast. If you subscribe to the idea of a flat Earth, then you’d believe that no such thing happened, because the sun rotates in a circle around the sky. Humans have known for thousands of years that the planet is round, yet the belief in a flat Earth refuses to die.

"What's odd," Tyson continued, "is there are people who think that Earth is flat but recognize that the moon is round. Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and the. Get this from a library.

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When it comes to the Book of Enoch, I know many want to dispute whether or not we should consider it canon, or even a valid source for deriving, confirming and/or elaborating on the canonized Biblical truths.

Many commentaries have been written giving the various perceived pros can cons of doing so. I recently came across a book that has to be the best on the flat earth. Actually, it's not a book as it's only 40 pages but packed within those pages has great photos and illustrations explaining the flat earth.

They tackle the subject both biblically and scientifically. Here is a picture of one page. Despite centuries of scientific proof that disproves the Earth is flat, there has been a growing number of people, including Filipinos, who deny the shape of the world as round.

A report from The. By Chris Fleming /The Conversation. For most people, being described as a “flat Earther” is an insult. The idea of the Earth being flat is considered not only wrong, but a model of wrongness, the gold standard of being incorrect about being so, oddly enough, most people described pejoratively as “flat Earthers” do not actually believe that the Earth is : Ancient-Origins.

This indicates that the earth is round, because if the earth were flat, sunset in all regions would occur at the same time. Once this is established, no one can deny it. This is not contradicted by the verses in which Allah, may He be exalted, says (interpretation of the meaning).

Only atheists say that the Bible says that Earth is flat. The only reference to Earth's shape is Isaiah "He sits enthroned above the circle of the earth, and its people are like grasshoppers. He stretches out the heavens like a canopy, and spreads them out like a tent to live in." (Isaiah ).Perhaps the flat-earthers believe that millions of travelers and airline pilots and attendants are all part of a vast conspiracy to make you believe the earth is round.

But use your mind and think, if the earth were flat there would be no seasons.