How the Internet Made Us Believe in a Flat Earth

The movement was dying out right around the time Facebook showed up

Matt J Weber 🦢

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The Earth is a sphere—or rather, an oblate spheroid. A horrible, horrible oblate spheroid. It would be so much better if it were flat. For one, there’d be no pesky lunar eclipses without the Earth’s terribly round shadow to obscure an otherwise perfect view of our one…

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