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Re: Modern Flat-Earthism
« Reply #60 on: July 17, 2018, 02:56:22 PM »
How do you argue with people who say things like "The real value of pi is 4" and "there is no such thing as a perfect circle, its merely a theory". These two gems came amidst an argument I was having that gravity exists! You find yourself defending Physical Phenomena that have centuries of data to back them up while the FE community simply makes shit up!

A) "go back to highschool"
B) ignore them
C) argue until you are blue in the face
d) all the above

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Re: Modern Flat-Earthism
« Reply #61 on: July 17, 2018, 02:59:29 PM »
How do you argue with people who say things like "The real value of pi is 4" and "there is no such thing as a perfect circle, its merely a theory". These two gems came amidst an argument I was having that gravity exists! You find yourself defending Physical Phenomena that have centuries of data to back them up while the FE community simply makes shit up!
I  told one of my cousins that there were about two trillion galaxies in the Universe. He said "I know there are billions, I've heard of billionaires. But I've never heard of  a trillionaire, so I think you're making that up."
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