Conspiracy theorists gathered collectively in North Carolina on November 9 and 10 for the very first 2017 Flat Earth International Conference designed to “reveal NASA space lies,” and to fulfill different like-minded souls who share the idea that the world is definitely flat. Flat-Earthers dished out $249 per ticket to attend the convention and it’s estimated that 400 folks from varied elements of the globe attended the occasion.
The official web site for the convention described how there can be loads of contemporary new proof which might result in discourse on the speculation that the world is definitely flat reasonably than spherical, because the Daily Mail reported.
“Join us this November to learn why we dissent from the spinning heliocentric theory of cosmology. At the Flat Earth International Conference, we will uncover and debunk pseudo-scientific ‘facts’ while presenting the true evidence which shockingly points to our existence on a flat, stationary plane.”
Flat-Earther Mark Sargent, who has garnered over 43,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel which is devoted to debunking the concept that the Earth is spherical, was in attendance on the 2017 Flat Earth International Conference and addressed a vigorous Q&A session.
Sargent defined that the flat-Earth concept was one which was lastly going to should be addressed in some unspecified time in the future by scientists, regardless of ample scientific proof already exhibiting that the Earth is a spherical planet reasonably than a flat one.
“Science is gonna have to address this, plain and simple. They cannot dodge us forever.”
Attendees of the Flat Earth International Conference had been handled to talks like “NASA and Other Space Lies,” “Waking Up to Mainstream Science Lies,” “Testing the Globe,” and “Flat Earth with the Scientific Method.” Christian Creationist Robbie Davidson of Kryptoz Media was the organizer of this convention and no matter Christian or non-Christian beliefs, a big variety of flat-Earthers are of the opinion that we live on a really mbadive disc-like planet which has an ice wall of some sort surrounding it.
There aren’t any precise numbers as to how many individuals worldwide imagine that the Earth is de facto flat, however the Flat Earth Society is reportedly the oldest identified group of people that subscribe to this perception, and so they at present boast round 555 members, based on DwellScience.
We introduced a miniature globe to the Flat Earth International Conference in North Carolina. Here’s what occurred:https://t.co/Nci5usCpES pic.twitter.com/ojjpXhbHwZ
— BBC North America (@BBCNorthAmerica) November 14, 2017
How do flat-Earthers account for the overwhelming proof exhibiting that the planet is spherical? These conspiracy theorists reportedly imagine that NASA and different authorities and scientific businesses have an agenda and that pictures we see are all truly staged in order that these residing on planet Earth will probably be saved at the hours of darkness for some unknown purpose.
The 2017 Flat Earth International Conference seems to be simply the beginning of a small wave of flat-Earthers who refuse to be silenced, and the following convention to be held will probably be subsequent November in 2018 in Denver, Colorado, the place there will probably be an estimated 1,500 folks attending.[Featured Image by NASA/Getty Images]