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Pythagoras Be Damned: Why People Think the Earth Is Flat

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This is their proof?

Ancient Greek philosophers were the first humans to discuss the possibility of a spherical planet over two thousand years ago. Today, after centuries of scientific discoveries that support this belief, some people are still not convinced. These people call themselves “Flat Earthers,” and they believe the world is flat, globes are misleading, and we’re floating through space on a giant frisbee of life.

If you’re like us, you’re probably asking yourself, “How could someone believe this?” Fortunately, “Flat Earthers” love to post their evidence online; we’ve created the following gallery highlighting some of their most popular theories.

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Maybe these examples will change your mind