flat-earther


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flat-earther

One who stubbornly believes or adheres to outdated, outmoded, and/or debunked theories, ideologies, ideas, or beliefs, despite overwhelming evidence against them. Taken from the now disproven belief that the Earth is flat, rather than spherical. There are too many flat-earthers in these parts, holding on to things their ancestors believed.
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At the risk of being called a flat-earther, I believe a four-day Festival still has plenty to prove.
Many scientists are understandably reluctant to enter the debate in the popular media, just as few scientists can be bothered debating Flat-Earthers or Creationists.
People who just want to stay out are flat-Earthers.
How the flat-earthers were edged out:Intellectuals in ancient Greece believed the world was round and one even calculated its size.