June 19, 240 BCE

On June 19, 240 BCE, Greek philosopher and scientist, Eratosthenes, estimated the circumference of the Earth using two sticks and got pretty darned close to its actual value. Today in the world, there are actually people who don’t believe the world is a globe, even though we have had spaceships and astronauts who have orbited around the world. We currently have satellites in space that send back pictures of the earth and its shape. There is a space station that has scientists living and working in it and they have cameras that are constantly recording their round trips. Airplane pilots have to take the curvature of the Earth into account as they fly from Dallas, Texas to London, England, and the US Army has to take the curvature of the world into account when planning bombing strikes. So, an ancient Greek philosopher and modern science and warfare all agree that the world is round and the math they use, because the world is round, is accurate. And yet, there are stubborn people out there going, “nuh uh, it’s flat because God said it’s flat”. They’re loud, they’re vocal and they’re stupid. Flat Earthers, the nose-picking booger-eaters of the scientific community.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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2 Responses to June 19, 240 BCE

  1. Kim Trells says:

    Now we see the “tolerant” and “open minded” liberal atheist globists unmasked.

    You all claim to be so woke and excepting of other beliefs, but then you make posts like this that show your true colors. You are open to other beliefs unless they’re Christian and you consider other ideas and theories as long as they’re basically the same as yours, but anyone who is a true free thinker not shackled by the propaganda the media blasts us with all the time and you call us idiots.

    We look at the SCIENCE and the MATH and we think for ourselves and RESEARCH for ourselves, instead of being spoonfed by N.A.S.A. and the Godless liberal media machine. While the real idiots stare mindlessly and gobble up the globist lies, eager to believe everything they’re told: The Earth is round. Sure, why not? Even though FACTS and SCIENCE prove its not. We’ve been to the moon. Vaccines are safe. Russia brainwashed The President. The Coronavirus hoax is real. There really is nothing that you morons won’t believe as long as long as it comes from one of your trusted LIE factories.

    You people are so stupid, I’d feel sorry for you if you weren’t destroying America.

  2. Joel Byers says:

    Kim, when was the last time you got laid? or even bought a ‘good’ vibrator. It really sounds like you’re suffering from ‘Hysteria’.

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