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    Quote Originally Posted by DFT_Dave View Post
    Here is a short list of observable proofs for a flat earth:

    1. There is no visible curvature.

    2. All bodies of water are absolutely level.

    3. All aircraft move over a stationary flat plain.

    Arguments against these facts contradict sensory perception.

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    I was in the navy and we had a powerful set of binoculars we called "big eyes". One day I could see a carrier way off in the distance but I could only see the top half. The rest was hidden by the curvature of the earth.

    If the earth is flat, why are all the other celestial bodies spherical?
    Wretched man that I am.

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    Quote Originally Posted by turbosixx View Post
    I was in the navy and we had a powerful set of binoculars we called "big eyes". One day I could see a carrier way off in the distance but I could only see the top half. The rest was hidden by the curvature of the earth.

    If the earth is flat, why are all the other celestial bodies spherical?
    Dave will suggest they are just flat like the earth. Science is wrong, apparently however, not the science that developed computers and the internet. Just the science he and his wackadoodle buddies do not "believe". Ah, well, we are on TOL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by turbosixx View Post
    I was in the navy and we had a powerful set of binoculars we called "big eyes". One day I could see a carrier way off in the distance but I could only see the top half. The rest was hidden by the curvature of the earth.

    If the earth is flat, why are all the other celestial bodies spherical?
    The answer is in the videos, so I suggest you view some of them before you respond.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DFT_Dave View Post
    The answer is in the videos, so I suggest you view some of them before you respond.

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    This is a text based forum, not a video sharing site, so I suggest you summarise your answer in a post.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gcthomas View Post
    This is a text based forum, not a video sharing site, so I suggest you summarise your answer in a post.
    I agree. It is a bit much to expect people to watch hours of videos. That is especially the case when they are reluctant to even consider your ideas. Why should a skeptic spend hours of his time watching videos about something he thinks is ridiculous? If you have a case to make, I expect it can be explained in a short paragraph.

    There are such explanations about ships on the horizon online. They take about 2 minutes to read and understand, and another half minute to realize that they are silly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonahdog View Post
    Dave will suggest they are just flat like the earth. Science is wrong, apparently however, not the science that developed computers and the internet. Just the science he and his wackadoodle buddies do not "believe". Ah, well, we are on TOL.
    Then we all should be used to it, since that's no different than what we've seen from 6days and the other creationists around here. They all pretty much operate according to that framework, the only difference being which areas of science they apply it to. For Dave it's the shape of the earth and general cosmology, and with 6days et al. it's evolutionary biology, cosmology, and geology (generally speaking).
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    Quote Originally Posted by ok doser View Post
    not very flat in my back yard
    It has been said that given the proportion of heights and valleys on the Earth, it is smoother than a billiard ball if expanded to earth's size.
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    There is no visible curvature.
    Yeah there is. You never climbed a mountain? Took a plane?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wick Stick View Post
    Yeah there is. You never climbed a mountain? Took a plane?
    And the shadow of the Earth is curved. And I can't see France from Sussex. And because Dave's conspiracy theories are free of any clear thought.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gcthomas View Post
    This is a text based forum, not a video sharing site, so I suggest you summarise your answer in a post.
    Says who?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chair View Post
    I agree. It is a bit much to expect people to watch hours of videos. That is especially the case when they are reluctant to even consider your ideas. Why should a skeptic spend hours of his time watching videos about something he thinks is ridiculous? If you have a case to make, I expect it can be explained in a short paragraph.

    There are such explanations about ships on the horizon online. They take about 2 minutes to read and understand, and another half minute to realize that they are silly.
    The videos in this case are important because we a dealing here with visual evidence. The case for the shape of the earth is not philosophy or theology.

    I have viewed a number of videos and I hope others will look at what I have seen and then comment on them.

    Most of you seem to be afraid to do this, I understand. I thought I would have a good laugh when I started but I was very surprised at what I found.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ok doser View Post
    not very flat in my back yard

    Damn...is that your backyard?!

    I'm jealous.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gcthomas View Post
    And the shadow of the Earth is curved. And I can't see France from Sussex. And because Dave's conspiracy theories are free of any clear thought.
    They are not my theories.

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    Quote Originally Posted by quip View Post
    Damn...is that your backyard?!

    I'm jealous.
    The flat earth view does not say there are no mountains. The view is that we do not live on a globe.

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    ...Here's mine:
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