Interlocutor: Yes you have, you have seen it from satellite imagery. That way they could easily prove that the Earth is flat, and everyone who thought otherwise since the Greeks have been wrong. Interlocutor: If you dug straight through your backyard, you can get to China. It is a that people in the Middle Ages thought that the Earth was flat and that Columbus risked travelling over the edge. I do not go up and down at a 360-degree angle, and all that stuff about gravity, have you looked outside Atlanta lately and seen all these buildings? You mean to tell me that China is under us? Let alone five hundred years ago. And I really did just have pancakes I have a funny feeling though that even pancakes might conform to the curvature of the earth.
Irving was responding to a question from Frye about whether or not he believes in aliens. So what does that tell you? The harm is when role models openly oppose basic fundamentals of science without any data backing it. Of course, when it comes to Shaq, ridiculous is the norm. I think…right before I ate them. You want to see me, seriously? This one is so easy to check out it makes absolutely no sense to believe in a flat earth today. So now, once you have my funny points on, that should eradicate and get rid of all your negative thoughts, right? Interlocutor: What did you make of the Kyrie stuff? It is only about or about 20 cm per 1.
When I'm in my plane, and we're getting ready to land, and I open up the window, and I'm looking at all the land that we're flying over, it seems to be flat. Laura grew up in Seattle and studied English literature and psychology at Washington University in St. Columbus did not discover America! Interlocutor: Shaq, what are you talking about? Listen, there are three ways to manipulate the mind — what you read, what you see and what you hear. On a side note, if you fell through the Earth it would take 48 minutes and 12 seconds to reach the other end,. New York to Seattle — flat. But now it turns out that on a podcast appearance, the Big Aristotle says he was messing with people.
Ethan has interned at the New York Post for three straight summers. He is from Rye, New York and started writing at EthanSears. But never at a 360-degree angle, because your car would just be careening in circles into a ravine. Initially dismissed as mere parody, many well-known celebrities, musicians, artists, and athlete have revealed that they believe the earth is flat, including , and. His rap album Shaq Diesel has sold platinum.
In the modern era, the weight of the that the earth is not flat is absolutely crushing. Actually, scratch that last one. There's too much going on, so if somebody says something and they title it and they send it out, by the time it gets to another guy and another guy, it's all messed up, so people actually really believed I was serious when I said that. Ethan Sears is currently a freshman at the University of Michigan. The Earth is not freaking flat and former basketball players who claim otherwise do not have any credible arguments or evidence for their position. Had the Earth been flat, one would have expected that the entire ship would fade away at the same time.
It's true that didn't discover America; on his first voyage in 1492, he came across several islands in the Caribbean, including San Salvador, Cuba and Hispaniola the current-day Haiti and Dominican Republic. I just do not know at this point. Anyhow, He wasn't done from there. Then he got into the real nitty gritty. Interlocutor: The Earth is not flat.
Trevor Nace is a PhD geologist, founder of , Forbes contributor, and explorer. You mean to tell me that China is under us? Moreover, the Vikings landed in , in about A. Shaq should know full well. I really hope there comes a time when people stop with a specific pseudoscience, but those have a tendency to stick around for a long time. New York to Seattle; flat.
There are also massive problems with the underlying conspiracy theory. I wonder how long those two beliefs will persist after space travel becomes common place and we have colonized other planets in the solar system. Mass attracts other mass, and the more matter a forming planet attracts, the stronger its gravitational pull toward the center becomes,. After the championship in Indiana, who did Kobe run and jump into his arms? You either laugh or you don't laugh, but don't take me seriously. So, listen, I drive from coast to coast, and this expletive is flat to me. Have you looked outside Atlanta lately and seen all these buildings? Adam Silver believes the Earth is round + thinks Kyrie was making some sort of statement on fake news with this flat-Earth theory.
Are you just messing with everybody with that? Listen, there are three ways to manipulate the mind — what you read, what you see and what you hear. What could they possible gain from fooling everyone that the Earth is really flat? So now, once you have my funny points on, that should eradicate and get rid of all your negative thoughts, right? You would think that their ability to easily travel the globe would predispose them against that nonsensical idea. That would not be possible if the Earth were flat. The bigger point here speaks to something trickier. What you read, what you see and what you hear. On Thursday, O'Neal clarified his previous comments about the earth's shape by saying that he was joking all along. But, the Earth's roundness is not dependent on how transparent elementary schools are about Columbus' journey.
These days, it is extremely difficult to tell a parody of pseudoscientific nonsense apart from someone who actually believes it. O'Neal left, in China in 2015 made his comment in defense of Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving right , who voiced the same theory last month 'The Earth is flat. In school, first thing they teach us is, 'Oh, Columbus discovered America,' but when he got there, there were some fair-skinned people with the long hair smoking on the peace pipes. Want to know how I know we respected each other? I do not go up and down at a 360-degree angle, and all that stuff about gravity, have you looked outside Atlanta lately and seen all these buildings? You want to see me, seriously? Getty Image Shaq became the latest on a podcast, when he said he thought the it seems flat, and he also finds it ridiculous that China would be below us. Will people continue to deny that the Earth is round or that it circles the Sun, once it becomes common place for people vacation in space stations orbiting the Earth, where they will clearly be able to see the Earth and see that it is round and that it orbits the Sun? First, there are stars that can be seen on some places of the Earth but not others.