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    Quote Originally Posted by patrick jane View Post
    Take pills. Who's forcing you to see it? Got questions about your worldview? No? Great. Move on. My faith in Jesus Christ is not damaged by taking God's word literally. I have a Biblical flat enclosed earth and firmament Thread for Biblical discussion. Trust what your senses are telling you, nit. Your name implies you wonder about stuff. Or are you a superhero?
    No one's forcing me to look at it. I want to read it. I'm reading it with wonder at why people fall into these holes of conspiracy. I'd like to understand the phenomena of conspiracy theory better.

    I'm not interested in flat earth memes. Sorry, but they're garbage. I'm interested in the people who fall into the bottomless pit of conspiracy theory. That's interesting to me. And yes, I also find it very depressing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patrick jane View Post
    Good Video
    The video is wrong.

    First off the picture is from Buffalo, not Niagara Falls.

    Toronto is about 80 miles from Buffalo.

    The earth's curvature is roughly 8 inches per mile.

    So, 8 inches X 80 miles = 640 inches = 53 feet.

    So, if you looked out the window of at least a 6 story building in Buffalo on a clear day, you would have no problem seeing Toronto.

    The picture in the video is from a 40 story building in Buffalo.

    The video says "8 inches per mile squared"....that is wrong, which is why the video says "Toronto should be 1,304 miles below sea level".

    Not only is "1,304 miles below sea level" wrong, it's ridiculous.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tetelestai View Post
    The video is wrong.

    First off the picture is from Buffalo, not Niagara Falls.

    Toronto is about 80 miles from Buffalo.

    The earth's curvature is roughly 8 inches per mile.

    So, 8 inches X 80 miles = 640 inches = 53 feet.

    So, if you looked out the window of at least a 6 story building in Buffalo on a clear day, you would have no problem seeing Toronto.

    The picture in the video is from a 40 story building in Buffalo.

    The video says "8 inches per mile squared"....that is wrong, which is why the video says "Toronto should be 1,304 miles below sea level".

    Not only is "1,304 miles below sea level" wrong, it's ridiculous.
    8 inches per mile squared is NOT the number flat earthers came up with. It's "scientific" fact, I thought. You didn't know? Which video? Is it .8 inches? Is that the only thing they got "wrong"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by wonderdog View Post
    No one's forcing me to look at it. I want to read it. I'm reading it with wonder at why people fall into these holes of conspiracy. I'd like to understand the phenomena of conspiracy theory better.

    I'm not interested in flat earth memes. Sorry, but they're garbage. I'm interested in the people who fall into the bottomless pit of conspiracy theory. That's interesting to me. And yes, I also find it very depressing.
    I'm sorry I make you sad. I actually find it quite liberating. I know when things aren't adding up. We all do.
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    We know it's fake, like the men on the moon. If they will lie about these things, what else? What are the trillions of dollars actually used for?
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    Quote Originally Posted by patrick jane View Post
    I'm sorry I make you sad. I actually find it quite liberating. I know when things aren't adding up. We all do.
    Have you ever looked into why people believe conspiracy theories.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wonderdog View Post
    Have you ever looked into why people believe conspiracy theories.
    I would say because it is interesting and the fact that all men are liars.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wonderdog View Post
    Have you ever looked into why people believe conspiracy theories.
    Not interested in why somebody else is questioning things. I go with what my heart and mind tell me, and my senses, all God given. I'm not looking for something to blame my miserable life on like many might be. The term "conspiracy theory" was coined by the government to marginalize everyone and anyone questioning the JFK assassination. It worked. Now anybody that questions the "official" story about anything is a nut. Bring it on, I've seen and heard much worse. It's not for the weak minded.

    I never watched the news for decades, only quick local stuff and some national headlines. Then I started noticing things were fake about the Boston Bombing and I could tell by the footage they kept repeating over and over. I couldn't quit watching because I was trying to convince myself that this was all real. I know bombs went off. But I knew something wasn't right. I've never really investigated it. I never questioned Sandy Hook and heard about the "crazy" theories. They're true. Fake. Vegas. Patsy. Big things take place over long periods of time towards an end goal NWO. Keep your head in the sand. There's nothing I can do about any of this but allow others to be aware and decide for themselves.
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    It's only logical to question the powers that be. Power corrupts totally.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SaulToPaul View Post
    It's only logical to question the powers that be. Power corrupts totally.
    Sure. And questioning the powers that be is healthy. That's not what this is about. People convincing one another that the earth is flat is far beyond questioning the powers that be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wonderdog View Post
    Sure. And questioning the powers that be is healthy. That's not what this is about. People convincing one another that the earth is flat is far beyond questioning the powers that be.
    Last I heard, PJ said he wasn't convinced either way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SaulToPaul View Post
    I would say because it is interesting and the fact that all men are liars.
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