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Flat Earth Community / Re: If you could go to space, would you?
« on: October 14, 2021, 02:11:05 PM »
I think it's imperative that we begin space resource extraction as quickly as possible. Natural resources on Earth will become depleted, and the ecosystem destroyed unless we find another way.

We should establish O'Neill Cylinder colonies adjacent to 16-Psyche to manage mining and manufacturing operations. Another Cylinder colony adjacent to Titan basically serving as the solar system's gas station.

Well, he wanted to be in the control group for the grand vaccine 'experiment', I hope he's content with the results.

Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Coronavirus Vaccine and You
« on: October 04, 2021, 11:30:43 PM »


Flat Earth Theory / Re: Will Inspiration4 convince Flat Earth believers?
« on: October 04, 2021, 08:12:46 PM »
If Flat Earthers don't even believe in the loooooong history of rocket launches to space, and think the whole thing is a hoax, then why would Inspiration4 mission change their mind? People could be living on Mars and there would still be Flat Earthers who claim Mars is not real and that space is fake.

Inspiration4 is just another blip on this graph that is denied wholesale by Flat Earthers.

Flat Earth Investigations / Re: Civilians in Space
« on: September 20, 2021, 06:33:16 PM »
There is no more proof that humans flew on this SpaceX flight than there is any evidence supporting the concept of humans travelling via airplane.

Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: The Taliban Won
« on: August 16, 2021, 02:36:33 PM »
Seems like this is a good thing to me. The problem with 9/11 was that the US couldn't just bomb Afganistan infrastructure because the terrorists who did it weren't actually running the country. Now that they are, they can deal with the terrorists on a national war-like level.

This is the worst take I have ever heard and it could only have come from a flat earther. I suppose anti-intellectualism thinks alike.

Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Coronavirus Vaccine and You
« on: July 30, 2021, 08:45:05 PM »

If an authority is giving you instructions to do something, you are being pressured to do it.

Do you wear a seatbelt, because the government is pressuring you into doing it, or do you wear a seatbelt because it might save your life?

Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Coronavirus Vaccine and You
« on: July 30, 2021, 06:51:56 PM »
Considering the pandemic is now almost exclusively ripping through the unvaccinated crowd, we're literally watching Darwinism happen in real time. People who are so low-IQ that they continue to be anti-vaxx or even vaxx-skeptical to this day are being systematically pruned from the gene pool.

If natural disasters are acts of god, then mRNA biotechnology innovations being invented in the short time before COVID hit is nothing short of divine intervention as far as I am concerned. It allowed for a vaccine to be developed in record time and measurably prevented a war's worth of death and suffering. For anti-vaxxers, anti-maskers, and COVID deniers to get sick from a disease they have constantly underplayed, despite 4.2 million global deaths, and rejecting what could very well have been an olive branch from God himself - dying of COVID and then being mocked for your tweets seems like a fitting hell.

Doesn't the Bible explicitly warn Christians of false prophets, in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves? How else do you explain fervent and vocal anti-vaxx activists whose rhetoric is leading people on a straight shot path to illness, disability, death and suffering??

Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Coronavirus Vaccine and You
« on: July 23, 2021, 11:05:06 PM »
If you've ever eaten fast food, it's hypocritical to be anti-vax, since that burger patty contains just as much animal vaccine, growth hormone, and antibiotic substances than you could ever fit in half a milliliter of vaccine.

Flat Earth Theory / Re: Moon size. Calculation and confirmation.
« on: July 23, 2021, 06:10:40 PM »

The moon is 2,159.2 miles across.

I see that you've marked some of the Antarctic points of interest, like McMurdo and Casey Station. Where would you mark the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station on your map?

To get there typically you'd fly from New Zealand, going from Christchurch -> McMurdo Station -> Amundsen-Scott.

However, there are also flights that go from Punta Arenas, Chile -> Union Glacier Camp -> Amundsen-Scott.

Flat Earth Community / Re: Religion for flat earthers
« on: July 14, 2021, 05:11:10 PM »
Prominent and powerful Flat Earthers have typically been motivated by the Bible. For example, this guy:
Rowbotham was a super Christian and was motivated by proving the Bible true by proving Flat Earth true.

Christianity and Flat Earth theory are pretty much intrinsically connected, athiest Flat Earthers are probably in the minority.

If you're an athiest and if you have any formal education at all, you likely believe in the natural, emergentist structure of reality (ie. quarks < atoms < molecules < proteins < cells < complex life < psychology < sociology < ...) and of the cosmos (moons < planets < stars < solar neighborhoods < galaxies < galaxy clusters < supercluster filaments)

Flat Earth doesn't exactly fit in with the emergentist view of the universe at all.

that was incredible...   electric universe, lol.

It's kind of cool when you realize.. it's exactly the same thing happening on the inside of a neon sign, which is basically electrified gas, except in our case, it's electricity from the sun energizing high altitude oxygen and nitrogen! If the atmosphere were full of neon instead, the aurora would be an epic bright red, if Xenon or Krypton, a cool white/grey.

Flat Earth Investigations / Re: Branson to go only 55 miles up !
« on: July 10, 2021, 08:15:46 PM »
One of the original "Rocket hits the Dome" YT posters, after some research, posted a follow-up way back when that shows the yoyo de-spin tech employed and the recovered rocket, without and dents, damage or any evidence of smacking into a dome.

Love the use of footage from cameras strapped to weak hobby rockets being proof of a dome, when there is plenty of rocket-cam footage out there showing no such dome-impact. The creator of that video seriously suggests that rocket is the highest and fastest amateur rocket ever launched? That's hilarious.

Flat Earth Investigations / Re: Branson to go only 55 miles up !
« on: July 10, 2021, 08:08:52 PM »
Virgin Galactic is a glorified high-altitude plane. A marginally less suicidal version of what Mike Hughes died doing.

Aurora Borealis from the ISS is also stunning

Technology & Information / China Space Station
« on: July 07, 2021, 08:36:12 AM »
China's independent space station is finally up and running, and they are releasing a ton of interesting youtube content to go with it.

How does the conspiracy theory evolve with the fact that, in spite of being blackballed by NASA at every step of participation, has caught up to the space-station building stage of its space program? Who is the Chinese visionary filmmaker who is spearheading this hoax?

Flat Earth Investigations / Re: VFX Artists React to the Moon Landing
« on: July 07, 2021, 08:19:31 AM »
Did the people who claim Kubrick doctored the moon landings actually watch 2001 A Space Odyssey?

Watch this moon scene from 2001, this is Kubricks work from a year before the moon landing. It looks LIKE SHIT! compared to the raw footage from the Apollo missions.

How do you possibly expect people to believe that the same people who came up with the above, were somehow also capable of manufacturing hours and hours and hours of footage below?

Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trans athletes
« on: July 06, 2021, 04:30:23 AM »
Steroids giving players an unfair advantage is apparently not ok - but a child being trained from birth full-time by a professional coach because parents are rich - no problem!

If these were fake it would mean that the Japanese space agency is actively faking images in real-time, with perfect knowledge of cloud patterns, at dozens of frequencies, to produce a perfect simulation of what the world currently looks like from above Australia! That would be an incredible feat of technology. Not only that, but all of the data from all of these must be faked in real-time too (
Setting up the same random generator seed in multiple systems would not actually be all that hard. It takes 1-2 lines of code at best. If you consider that an "incredible feat of technology", I have a sneaking suspicion you might be easily impressed, and not particularly tech-literate.

Suppose all satellite imagery and the entire satellite-weather industry is a hoax predicated upon a few lines of code that are procedurally generating clouds from a seed. Furthermore, this procedurally generated cloud-pattern just-so happens to perfectly mirror the weather of real life.

That doesn't explain why the satellites pick up large amounts of smoke from wildfires.

So is the tech-literate take here then?

That wildfires are being set on purpose by Globers to align with the prediction of the Cloud Generator program?

Or that the Cloud Generator program is so perfect that it can even predict and simulate the effects of wildfires?

Or that there is a separate Wildfire Generation program running on top of the Cloud Generator program? 

Remember, all of the Clouds and the Smoke would be coming from a single unchanging seed, or else all of the weather satellites would not be capturing identical images, consistent with authentic satellites taking authentic photographs of the Earth. Change the seed by even 1 number and everything is wildly different.

If you are seriously suggesting that procedural simulation programs are predicting and modelling all weather events, you're describing the holy-grail of meteorology - however this is unlikely because Chaos Theory posits that even near-future weather prediction is impossible. "MIT professor Dr. Edward Lorenz, and has essential implications for climate modelling. In the 2007 interview, Dr. Lorenz confirms that chaos theory proves that weather and climate cannot be predicted beyond the very short term [about 3 weeks], and that even with today's state-of-the-art observing systems and models, weather [or climate] still cannot be predicted even 2 weeks in advance."

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