Logical Fallacies of Globe Defenders

When people try to defend the indoctrination they’ve received, they get all emotional and abandon logic and reason. A typical glober response to Flat Earth contains logical fallacies. Let’s look at each one! 1) Ad Hominem Anyone who has defended Flat Earth online knows that globers quickly resort to personal insults. There’s something about FlatContinue reading “Logical Fallacies of Globe Defenders”

Throw a Ball on a Moving Train

In order to explain how earth’s atmosphere sticks to its surface while the earth spins, globe defenders use this illustration:   Inside a moving train, throw a ball up in the air. Does the ball fly to the back of the car? No it does not! It falls back into your hand! Checkmate, Flat Earth!Continue reading “Throw a Ball on a Moving Train”

Five Easy Ways to Tell Earth is Flat

1) No Curve If earth were a ball of 25,000 miles circumference, we would see 8″ per mile squared of curvature. See the formula┬áhere and a curve calculator here. But we never see the curve from any height. Globe defenders say we’re too close to the ground to see the curve. But even at 120,000Continue reading “Five Easy Ways to Tell Earth is Flat”