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Old 05-30-2017, 09:58 PM
Shagnasty Shagnasty is offline
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Some Flat Earthers are just trolling but others are deadly serious and truly insane. They aren't trying to prove anything. That is reality to them. It is hardly unique or even that rare. There are people that truly believe that the World Trade Centers were brought down by explosives planted by the U.S. government and the planes (and the passengers) either didn't exist at all or were in on it.

It is an uncomfortable truth but a significant fraction of the population is truly mentally ill at any given time and you can find an example of almost anything. I have a wealthy aunt that is sweet but crazier than a march hare. She spends her time going to UFO and Bigfoot conferences. She isn't a flat-earther but she will fall for just about anything else. There are hundreds of thousands of people or more just like her all over the U.S.

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