The number of Flat Earthers has increased exponentially with the advent of the internet. There are now record numbers of people prepared to believe almost anything.
By John Naish
The Daily Mail
Pictures and captions by Lasha Darkmoon
THE EARTH AS A FLAT DISC . . . FLOATING IN SPACE
Among all the scientific questions that have fascinated Man over the centuries, surely there is one that is beyond debate. Planet Earth is round, not flat. The Ancient Greeks first discovered this fact in at least 200BC, if not 300 years earlier. The Renaissance astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus delivered solid mathematical proof in 1543. And we’ve seen it for ourselves in numerous breath-taking images of Earth relayed from space. So how is it that a growing number of people are starting to reject as baloney the fact that our planet is a sphere? (more…)