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 One who stubbornly believes or adheres to outdated, outmoded, and/or debunked theories, ideologies, ideas, or beliefs, despite overwhelming evidence against them.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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The future of our nation and our world should not be determined by flat earthers, Holocaust deniers and historical revisionists,' he added.
Robin, 52, who did not want to reveal his identity, said the stereotype of 'Flat Earthers' being reclusiveconspiracy theoristsis a "misconception".
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.
All these accusations are, more or less, true -- if you're vulnerable to the wooing of Flat Earthers, anti-vaxxers, 9/11 truthers, the alt-right, and every other sort of lunatic fringe flourishing in 2018, they're all there, waiting for you on YouTube.
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.
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 most popular belief among flat Earthers is of a frisbee shaped planet, with a tiny sun and moon circling above it.
They're called the Flat Earthers (more like Flat Heads) and despite there being books, the internet and clever people who try to dissuade them, they insist it is a conspiracy theory to get more taxes out of us.
Also, please leave the poor anthropogenic climate-change sceptics and flat earthers alone to believe whatever they want even if the facts say otherwise.
MY LETTER likening Brexiters to flat earthers and those denying gravity exists seems to have touched a nerve.