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Flat Earth Theory / MOVED: About the amazing view on the horizon
« on: April 10, 2023, 01:39:43 PM »

Philosophy, Religion & Society / Trump shill accounts are resurfacing
« on: June 25, 2022, 11:10:43 PM »
It would seem that many of the pro-Trump YT accounts from 2016 are preparing to resurface. Here's one example:

Call me cynical, but I don't think these are just Regular People™ who happen to love Trump. I wonder what's in store for us.

Philosophy, Religion & Society / Stand with Ukraine Humble Bundle
« on: March 18, 2022, 07:19:18 PM »

ITT: Brag about how much you've donated and what a great person you are.

I just donated £69.69, which at the time of my donation placed me at #59 on the leaderboard. I'm sure that won't last.

More seriously: there's some good games to be had, so go and have them.

Flat Earth Theory / MOVED: Size of the Sun
« on: February 19, 2022, 07:16:04 PM »

Announcements / Happy New Year from your friends at the Flat Earth Society!
« on: December 31, 2021, 11:00:57 PM »
And so we come to the end of 2021! Wherever you are, and whatever your views on the world, we hope 2022 will treat you well.

In Veritate Victoria!

Flat Earth Theory / MOVED: coolest fact you have learned
« on: November 28, 2021, 06:28:45 PM »

Flat Earth Media / 4% of Poles Believe the Earth is Flat
« on: July 21, 2021, 10:19:50 AM »
It would seem that the Polish Nationwide Research Group conducted research into Polish citizens' belief in "conspiracy theories" in late January 2021. The original source appears to be behind a paywall (and it wouldn't take my credit card - I swear I'm not that broke; I'll keep trying), but a couple of news articles in relatively reputable media have covered it as a story:

Unfortunately, I was unable to find anything in English, but Google Translate seems to spit out a pretty reasonable translation for these.

Based on these articles, it would seem that:
  • 4% of Poles believe that the Earth is flat, significantly lagging behind the 11% of moon landing sceptics
  • The belief is particularly popular in smaller cities and towns, at 5.6%
  • The age group most likely to believe in a Flat Earth is around the age of 30, with just over 6% of believers
  • 5% of Law and Justice (PiS) voters believe the Earth is flat, in stark contrast to 0% among Polish People's Party (PSL) voters. Similarly, PiS voters are much more likely to believe that the moon landing was a hoax, with those voting for the Left Together (Lewica Razem) being least likely to follow this belief.

According to both articles, this poll was performed on a sample size of 1001 Polish adults, which is pretty impressive for such a niche subject. I hope we can get to the original source to see if there's more detail to get out of it. If anyone has more luck with it than I did, help would be very much appreciated.

Flat Earth Community / MOVED: Flooding
« on: July 16, 2021, 10:04:08 PM »

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