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The World is Flat
This is a hoax
How? Photoshop...
But they didn’t have   photoshop in 1970...It’s called “photo retouching” and it’s as old as                  photography
How do we know the    WELCOME                        earth is flat?     TO THEFLAT EARTH SOCIETY                           ...
Seriously...how do we        know? You never fall off...   If you went around the “round earth” and        met someone on ...
Many people know the             truth...                  Low Graphics      Accessibility help                           ...
Will you join us?
Seriously....• Do you BELIEVE the world is round?• Do you KNOW the world is round?• Do you UNDERSTAND the world is  round?...
Could you win an      argument?Your assignment:Write an argument that will convince a flat-eartherthat the world is round (...
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  1. 1. The World is Flat
  2. 2. This is a hoax
  3. 3. How? Photoshop...
  4. 4. But they didn’t have photoshop in 1970...It’s called “photo retouching” and it’s as old as photography
  5. 5. How do we know the WELCOME earth is flat? TO THEFLAT EARTH SOCIETY "Deprogramming the masses since 1547" Welcome to the Flat Earth Society Homepage! Please, be our guest. Just sit back at your computer, and let us do the talking. Well tell you who we are, what were doing, and what were accomplishing in the world. You can look at some of our latest theories and insights, The flat earth and, if youre interested, you can even become an honorary member of the Flat Earth Society. So stick around. society exists. Mission Statement- Text They even have a Background information on the Flat Earth Society The Flat Earth Societys purpose - why we do what we do Why a Flat Earth? Why we dont believe the world is round website. Scientific data and measurements backing up our claims Fighting the "Evidence"- Dispelling common myths about "proof" regarding round earth theory Uncovering the conspiracy to withold the truth from the public Current Events-
  6. 6. Seriously...how do we know? You never fall off... If you went around the “round earth” and met someone on the “other” side, wouldn’t he be upside down?
  7. 7. Many people know the truth... Low Graphics Accessibility help Search Explore the BBC Magazine News Front Page Page last updated at 11:03 GMT, Monday, 4 August 2008 12:03 UK E-mail this to a friend Printable version Do they really think the earth is flat? Africa Americas By Brendan ONeill Asia-Pacific IN TODAYS MAGAZINE Europe Middle East Vanishing letters Terry Pratchett on how he had South Asia to learn to type again UK England So un-British Northern Ireland After the goldrush, 10 ways Scotland UK has changed over the Wales weekend Photos such as this one are deemed UK Politics fakes by flat-earthers Unromantic death Education Forget those Hollywood In the 21st Century, the term "flat-earther" is used to describe Magazine deathbed scenarios you may someone who is spectacularly - and seemingly wilfully - have had Business ignorant. But there is a group of people who claim they believe Health the planet really is flat. Are they really out there or is it all an Your lunchbreaks The smile of a man eating four Science/Nature elaborate prank? double cheeseburgers... Technology Nasa is celebrating its 50th birthday with much fanfare and pictures“Circumnavigation is a case of traveling in a very broad circle across the surface of the Earth” —James McIntyre (Flat Earther)
  8. 8. Will you join us?
  9. 9. Seriously....• Do you BELIEVE the world is round?• Do you KNOW the world is round?• Do you UNDERSTAND the world is round?• Do you believe in atoms, DNA, evolution, gravity, or global warming?
  10. 10. Could you win an argument?Your assignment:Write an argument that will convince a flat-eartherthat the world is round (spherical, actually).Some guidelines:• Work for no more than 30 minutes• Avoid the internet and wikipedia (we all knowStephen Colbert manipulates it)• Email me your response (handwrite it as a lastresort)• I’m not looking for perfection—just 30 minutesof your focused effort. (~1 page or 250 words)
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