Questions and Answers About The Flat Earth, 2

Questions and Answers About The Flat Earth, 2

I hope to write more articles in the future on Q&A about the flat earth. For new people to the flat earth, they would have their most pressing questions answered. For those who are already flat earthers, it will be a reference when you are asked such questions. Of course, there will be those who will never believe but that is their choice; don’t worry and just move on.

Question:

What if you go up in a balloon, won’t you see the curvature of the Earth?

Answer:

The appearance presented to him, even at the highest elevation he has ever attained, is that of a concave surface – this being exactly what is to be expected of a surface that is truly level, since it is the nature of level surfaces to appear to rise to a level with the eye of the observer. This is ocular demonstration and proof that Earth is not a globe.

If you see the Red Bull video of a high altitude balloon, they use a fisheye lens. But in one shot you see level horizon – that is the true shape. After all, the horizon doess not change shape on its own.

Whenever experiments have been tried on the surface of standing water, this surface has always been found to be level. If the Earth were a globe, the surface of all standing water would be convex. This is an experimental proof that Earth is not a globe.

Question:

Is allowance made curvature of the Earth when railroads are made?

Answer:

Surveyors’ operations in the construction of railroads, tunnels, or canals are conducted without the slightest “allowance” being made for “curvature,” although it is taught that this so-called allowance is absolutely necessary!

Question:

What about long rivers, can’t you measure drop-off of them?

Answer:

There are rivers that flow for hundreds of miles towards the level of the sea without falling more than a few feet – notably, the Nile, which, in a thousand miles, falls but a foot. A level expanse of this extent is quite incompatible with the idea of the Earth’s “convexity.”

Question:

when looking at light houses, when you get far enough away and you can’t see them any more, it’s that proof that the earth is round?

Answer:

The lights which are exhibited in lighthouses are seen by navigators at distances at which, according to the scale of the supposed “curvature” given by astronomers, they ought to be many hundreds of feet, in some cases, down below the line of sight! For instance: the light at Cape Hatteras is seen at such a distance (40 miles) that, according. to theory, it ought to be nine-hundred feet higher above the level of the sea than it absolutely is, in order to be visible! This is a conclusive proof that there is no “curvature,” on the surface of the sea – “the level of the sea,”- ridiculous though it is to be under the necessity of proving it at all.

Question:

I see ships appear on the horizon – isn’t that an indication that it’s coming over the curve of the Earth?

Answer:

If we stand on the sands of the sea-shore and watch a ship approach us, we shall find that she will apparently “rise” – to the extent, of her own height, nothing more. If we stand upon an eminence, the same law operates still; and it is but the law of perspective, which causes objects, as they approach us, to appear to increase in size until we see them, close to us, the size they are in fact. That there is no other “rise” than the one spoken of is plain from the fact that, no matter how high we ascend above the level of the sea, the horizon rises on and still on as we rise, so that it is always on a level with the eye, though it be two-hundred miles away, as seen by Mr. J. Glaisher, of England, from Mr. Coxwell’s balloon. So that a ship five miles away may be imagined to be “coming up” the imaginary downward curve of the Earth’s surface, but if we merely ascend a hill such as Federal Hill, Baltimore, we may see twenty-five miles away, on a level with the eye – that is, twenty miles level distance beyond the ship that we vainly imagined to be ” rounding the curve,” and “coming up!”

Question:

What about the hull of a ship disappearing from view?

Answer:

If we take a trip down the Chesapeake Bay, in the day-time, we may see for ourselves the utter fallacy of the idea that when a vessel appears “hull down,” as it is called, it is because the hull is “behind the water:” for, vessels, have been seen, and may often be seen – again, presenting the appearance spoken of, and away – far away – beyond those vessels, and, at the same moment, the level shore line, with its accompanying complement of tall trees towering up, in perspective, over the heads of the “hull-down” ships! Since, then, the idea will not stand its ground when the facts rise up against it, and it is a piece of the popular theory, the theory is a contemptible piece of business, and we may easily wring from it a proof that Earth is not a globe.

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2 Responses to Questions and Answers About The Flat Earth, 2

  1. Darla Richter says:

    Thanks for all of your articles and the energy and time out into them.  My husband sent me this article yesterday.  Reflections on the Flat-Earth Movement | | | | | |

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    | | | | Reflections on the Flat-Earth Movement In preparation for the premiere of the documentary Faith on the Edge, I gathered my thoughts on the sociology of the flat-earth movement into several points. | |

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    Have you written any responses to it? Thanks and God bless! Darla

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