flat-earther

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flat-earther

1. One who stubbornly believes or adheres to outdated, outmoded, and/or debunked theories, ideologies, ideas, or beliefs, despite overwhelming evidence against them.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.
2. One who literally believes the Earth is flat. Flat-earthers have invented all kinds of ways to defend their conspiracy theory.
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Per the study, the algorithm is also partly responsible for the rise of white supremacist, the anti-vax movement and the increasing number of Flat Earthers, with videos providing false information often getting more views than the ones that are credible and fact-checked.
A successful businessman who leads a group of 'Flat Earthers' inBristolhas spoken about his fears that his views could put him in danger.
There is, of course, no evidence supporting either model, but Flat Earthers don't require evidence.
Farage is a simple man and no doubt a hit with flat Earthers and anti-vaxers, who are currently trying to organise a global reunion tour of 19th century diseases we almost consigned to history.
He then dishes out insults aimed at anyone who disagrees with his opinion of the CAGW hypothesis - Luddites, flat earthers, deniers of facts, ostriches, a latter day Nero.
Flat Earthers will go on their "biggest, boldest, best adventure yet" aboard a cruise set to sail in 2020, but there's a catch. They might have to use a navigation system based on a model that goes against their belief.
She interviewed 30 people who attended a flat Earth convention and found that all but one became flat Earthers after watching videos on YouTube, Cnet reported.
The whole earthers of the 1960s thought that photographic proof might help us to see this obvious truth in new ways.
And let's not go into the so-called "flat earthers."
| The only thing flat earthers have to fear is sphere itself.
The flat earthers have devised a system that explains everything we see around us based on a disk-shaped earth, and they claim that everyone who disagrees is part of a global (pardon me, disk-wide) conspiracy by those pesky Illuminati.
The meeting of minds failed to find agreement over the one, burning issue that divides flat Earthers. Is our planet a disc, a square or shielded by a dome?
As Polly fights increased gravity, popular Earthers, ignorance about Earth customs and history, and a suspicion that Charles knows something he's not telling her, Polly hates it!
Also, please leave the poor anthropogenic climate-change sceptics and flat earthers alone to believe whatever they want even if the facts say otherwise.
"We can't afford the flat Earthers," she says, referring to those who reject well- established scientific truths.