'What this is showing us is there is no safe level of air pollution,' Brian Christman, the vice-chair for Vanderbilt University's Department of Medicine who didn't work on the study, told Earther
. Unfortunately, not everyone experiences this pollution equally.
British 'Flat Earther
' reveals how he began believing the earth isn't a globe
One Flat Earther
says that believing the world is flat helps him feel like he's not a meaningless speck in a gigantic universe.
Caption: The Flat Earther
cocktail at Yellowbelly, with Domaine Arton Dlanche Armagnac, Paranubes rum, Dlue Curacao, ginger falernum, lime, agua faba and a matcha garnish.
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Now, before the QJAE offices are deluged with hate mail, let me state that I am not a flat earther
. I fully accept that pterodactyls and diplodocuses and trilobites were real, that the universe is billions of years old, that the earth goes around the sun, and that electricity is electrons, not voodoo.
Anyway, "The Earth itself is not a rigid sphere, it's a deforming ball," geoscientist Thomas Frederikse of Delft, the Earther
quotes him."With climate change, we do not only change temperature.
The other day this guy told me his mom was an Earther
. That's what they call themselves, apparently.
Much of the media comment that I have read, or seen on television, has been very positive, with a tendency to marginalise opponents - some in the churches - as ignorant and bigoted "flat earther
He merely sets up the straw men of Neo-Malthusian, Peak Earther
, or Luddite and demands that those opposing growth identify with one of the only supposed categories of those opposed to unlimited growth.
Any person who opposes your opinion is not a flat earther
or King Canute to use your paraphrase.
Even the unsentimental Bengston, whom no one would ever have mistaken for Whole Earther
Stewart Brand, had by this time made a bid for self-sufficiency, opting out of the gallery system against which he had always chafed (the feeling being heartily mutual).
At the same time as Pachauri's 'Flat Earther
' comment in 2008, the climate change drama Burn Up, a two-part mini-series and $15 million joint UK/Canadian production, was broadcast in the UK on the BBC in July 2008, and on Canadian Global Television the month before (Reid, 2009: 66).
Since I have been called a "flat earther
," I have decided to make the best of it, and start there.
I'm no flat earther
. But all this meaningless jamboree produced is a lot of very expensive hot air and more cynicism over the issue.