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    The Earth is flat. And, it is round.

    The sun, whatever it is, is a sphere. It's surface is Time, and moves in incalculable directions.

    From any point on Earth, given the triangulation of the Sun's location, there is no possible way to tell if the Earth is flat, and carries on endlessly, or is a sphere.

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      #3
      Flat and round, like a pancake.
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      • the Riddler
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        Too co fusing.

      #4
      Flat like a coin. It spins on its side on a large tabletop surface with the sun on the left and the moon on the right. Gravity works via centrifugal force.

      Didn’t you know?

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        #5
        No idea.

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          #6
          That's quite a beautiful image of a world actually
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            #7
            I know what it actually is, though.

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              #8
              Are you going to tell us

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                #9
                Originally posted by neonspectraltoast View Post
                From any point on Earth, given the triangulation of the Sun's location, there is no possible way to tell if the Earth is flat, and carries on endlessly, or is a sphere.
                Actually, this was accomplished by Eratosthenes of Cyrene, the chief librarian of the library of Alexandria around 240 B.C.

                Originally posted by The American Physical Society
                Eratosthenes had heard from travelers about a well in Syene (now Aswan, Egypt) with an interesting property: at noon on the summer solstice, which occurs about June 21 every year, the sun illuminated the entire bottom of this well, without casting any shadows, indicating that the sun was directly overhead. Eratosthenes then measured the angle of a shadow cast by a stick at noon on the summer solstice in Alexandria, and found it made an angle of about 7.2 degrees, or about 1/50 of a complete circle.

                He realized that if he knew the distance from Alexandria to Syene, he could easily calculate the circumference of Earth. But in those days it was extremely difficult to determine distance with any accuracy. Some distances between cities were measured by the time it took a camel caravan to travel from one city to the other. But camels have a tendency to wander and to walk at varying speeds. So Eratosthenes hired bematists, professional surveyors trained to walk with equal length steps. They found that Syene lies about 5000 stadia from Alexandria.

                Eratosthenes then used this to calculate the circumference of the Earth to be about 250,000 stadia. Modern scholars disagree about the length of the stadium used by Eratosthenes. Values between 500 and about 600 feet have been suggested, putting Eratosthenes’ calculated circumference between about 24,000 miles and about 29,000 miles. The Earth is now known to measure about 24,900 miles around the equator, slightly less around the poles.
                https://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200606/history.cfm#:~:text=240%20B.C.%20Eratosthenes%20Me asures%20the%20Earth&text=By%20around%20500%20B.C. %2C%20most,method%20of%20estimating%20its%20circum ference.

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                • the Riddler
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                  One can calculate anything. This falls short of proof, though, unless we grant mathematics superficial prowess.

                  Fact is, relative to one's size on the surface of a sphere, there are flat circumferences.

                  And it is not possible to formulate the Sun's position in the sky relative to Earth, as both bodies are in motion.

                  Wherever a man moves, his Earth is flat. Unless he is in space.

                  But space is hyper, and appearances deceive.

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                the world is just a great big onion

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                  😮

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                    🥴

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                      #13
                      Originally posted by mallyboppa View Post
                      the world is just a great big onion
                      That's why I cry when I have to dig a hole.

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                      • the Riddler
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                        Interesting. Onions, holes?

                      • SpaceMan
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                        stanley yelnats ,,,,

                      • the Riddler
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                        suns

                      #14
                      The Earth Is Flat. And, It Is Round.

                      And Today, Neon Is Quite Profound......



                      Cheers Glen.

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                        #15
                        Originally posted by GLEN...... View Post
                        The Earth Is Flat. And, It Is Round.

                        And Today, Neon Is Quite Profound......



                        Cheers Glen.
                        Thanks Glen. I reaponded to tumbling above.

                        I used the word "circumferences," but I am not sure what the word is for a circular area of flatness on the surface of a sphere.

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