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posted ago by throwaway_27_ ago by throwaway_27_ +44 / -17

I noticed some folks in c/Conspiracies/p/15IXWXnIo6 arguing about the shape of the Earth. It doesn't look to be in bad faith, so I create this post for anyone interested.

Personally, looking at the Sun (ouch) and the Moon is enough for me.

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VicariousJambi 0 points ago +3 / -3

Ah so I guess you’re just gonna ignore the point. Alright.

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InfidelCastro11 1 point ago +3 / -2

I addressed everything you said. Tell me what I ignored.

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VicariousJambi 0 points ago +2 / -2

The point is it makes absolutely no sense for an infinite vacuum to not suck all of the air off of earth.

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InfidelCastro11 3 points ago +4 / -1

Nope. Shitty understanding of physics. A vacuum isn't a force, it's just empty space. A gas particle sitting in a vacuum has no reason not to move towards a source of gravity.

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VicariousJambi 0 points ago +2 / -2

Yes it does. The infinite vacuum it’s sitting next to