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    Quote Originally Posted by Derf View Post
    Yes, but the sun is. do we know enough about the sun in a flat earth model to say there would be no effects? I'd say we don't. Nor the moon.
    Common sense says it would have absolutely no effect on anything major. Think if the sun and moon were gone for even an entire 24 hour period it would only be dark for 24 hours. There would be no tides or current, let's say and temperature changes. A little more magical gravity? Perhaps, but off the top of my head I can't think of anything too bad that would happen if the sun and moon stood still in the firmament. But like I said, in your universe God would have had to stop at least one more thing, the earth. And perhaps the whole "universe".

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    Quote Originally Posted by patrick jane View Post
    Flat earth model
    Map of the square and stationary earth : four hundred passages in the Bible that condemn the Globe Theory, or the Flying Earth, and none sustain it ; this map is the Bible map of the world:

    https://www.loc.gov/resource/g3201a.ct003543/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derf View Post
    Yes, but the sun is. do we know enough about the sun in a flat earth model to say there would be no effects? I'd say we don't. Nor the moon.
    Scripture ain't proof enough for ya?

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    Quote Originally Posted by patrick jane View Post
    It's just another Hollywood production.
    Yeah, I added more to my post you quoted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patrick jane View Post
    It's just another Hollywood production.
    I've been watching it for a while now and saw some nice shots of the "curvature" but I'm not convinced. I'm not trying to have a one track mind but it really does look too fake to me.

    https://youtu.be/RtU_mdL2vBM

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    Quote Originally Posted by User Name View Post
    Map of the square and stationary earth : four hundred passages in the Bible that condemn the Globe Theory, or the Flying Earth, and none sustain it ; this map is the Bible map of the world:

    https://www.loc.gov/resource/g3201a.ct003543/
    That's a cool depiction. First I've seen of that. I tried to post the image but it won't let me. It's from the Library Of Congress. I wonder what year it's from. Good work, User.

    https://www.loc.gov/resource/g3201a.ct003543/

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    Quote Originally Posted by patrick jane View Post
    That's a cool depiction. First I've seen of that. I tried to post the image but it won't let me. It's from the Library Of Congress. I wonder what year it's from. Good work, User.


    More info available here: https://www.atlasobscura.com/article...ationary-earth

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    If an object stood 100 ft. above sea level, could it be seen by a ship 40 miles away or would it be hidden by the curvature of the earth?
    I ask because ships have reported seeing the lighthouse at Cape Hatteras from 40 miles away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tambora View Post
    If an object stood 100 ft. above sea level, could it be seen by a ship 40 miles away or would it be hidden by the curvature of the earth?
    I ask because ships have reported seeing the lighthouse at Cape Hatteras from 40 miles away.
    Rob Skiba shows a view across Lake Michigan all the way to Chicago at over 60 miles I think, maybe more. I'll post it some time or another one, because several people have done it since the local weatherman said on TV that it was a mirage. NOT.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tambora View Post
    If an object stood 100 ft. above sea level, could it be seen by a ship 40 miles away or would it be hidden by the curvature of the earth?
    I ask because ships have reported seeing the lighthouse at Cape Hatteras from 40 miles away.
    Answered here:

    https://youtu.be/W9ksbh88OJs?t=12m35s

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    If the flat earth were a globe, the aircraft would have to fly pointed downward at a rate of 9.45 miles per minute to avoid flying into orbit

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    Someone explain, with calculations, how a Foucault pendulum works if we're not a on a spinning globe?

    Also, how did Eratosthenes, hundreds of years before Christ, calculate to a high degree of precision the circumference of the Earth,using geometry and the observation of the Sun, if it's not a sphere?

    His number will precisely tell you how far it is from Egypt to New York (or for the distance between any other two points on the Earth for that matter). How did that happen, if the Earth isn't a sphere?

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    Quote Originally Posted by patrick jane View Post



    If the flat earth were a globe, the aircraft would have to fly pointed downward at a rate of 9.45 miles per minute to avoid flying into orbit
    No, they'd merely have to fly in a horizontal path. Think about it.

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