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Old December 13th, 2017, 04:57 PM   #21
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Don't deny it, you know this is actually how the world exists. The Illuminati has been tainting our drinking water with mind-control drugs to blind it to us, but there are some that know the truth! The Great A'Tuin shall not be denied the glory it deserves!

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Old December 13th, 2017, 07:01 PM   #22
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Don't deny it, you know this is actually how the world exists. The Illuminati has been tainting our drinking water with mind-control drugs to blind it to us, but there are some that know the truth! The Great A'Tuin shall not be denied the glory it deserves!

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The sun is not at the right spot for the light on the Earth and the moon is round if the Earth is flat shouldn't the moon be also flat? I know its meant as a joke but come on.

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Old December 13th, 2017, 07:13 PM   #23
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Come on guys, we all know its round, a sphere to be specific.

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Old December 13th, 2017, 07:33 PM   #24
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Come on guys, we all know its round, a sphere to be specific.
Actually if we are being specific its an oblate spheroid.

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Old December 13th, 2017, 08:23 PM   #25
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Actually if we are being specific its an oblate spheroid.
Um actually if we were being technical, we live in a simulation

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Old December 14th, 2017, 01:51 PM   #26
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I really disagree with a class that is teaching others how to deceive others.

But the answer of how people persuade other people, is a dangerously powerful art.

It all comes down to a mix of psychology, biology, and epistemology (the philosophical study of how we attain knowledge).

My view on it, is that people have poor communication skills, everything is a game of telephone and the way language is spoken and written is not transparent enough to convey a true message. This is why people can misunderstand each other and chaos can begin from that point of misunderstanding.

Reading body language is another, and comparing that with what is verbally uttered...can be contradictory right? Some will sense this others won't.


But a fact of life is that most people hate thinking, they go for easy answers and for the few that know this, they'll hide the true message in a mental space that requires more effort to get too.

Conspiracy theorists sound smart, and they might be, but in actuality they abandon a system of rigorous thinking, to believe the unbelievable without a logical explanation and often lack the means to explain their justification for why they did use different mental criteria in say their professional job, but when it comes to believing a conspiracy theory they aren't as rigorous in vetting the facts.

People who fashion conspiracy theories or marketing know the point in which to hook an audience in within the context of telling a fancy story and balance the smart-sounding-talk, while also hiding the facts from view.


Do people want to be lied too and kept emotionally happy and feel good? Or do they want to be told the truth even if it means sending them down an emotionally sad and hard path.

Most people take the former option, and that's how humanity has en mass used persuasion in a predatory way.


on one hand i can see how you could look at the class and say it's teaching people to deceive others, but I would also hope that the class is teaching the students to think outside the box. even if we KNOW something, try to understand WHY the other person may be thinking that way.

then the students learn to have an open mind and also to THINK not just follow
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The earth is round, but the moon landing of the americans never existed
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Old December 18th, 2017, 02:54 PM   #28
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on one hand i can see how you could look at the class and say it's teaching people to deceive others, but I would also hope that the class is teaching the students to think outside the box. even if we KNOW something, try to understand WHY the other person may be thinking that way.

then the students learn to have an open mind and also to THINK not just follow
An epistemology class does a better job of analyzing the methods of how the human brain and society accumulates knowledge and then claims to know what they know.

It asks the main question, what does it mean to know something? That's worth more exploration and makes one do out of the box thinking more so than what a marketing class does.

No offense, but my original point still stands.
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Old December 18th, 2017, 03:39 PM   #29
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The Earth is an oblate spheroid.
I totally agree

Anyone that can come up with an answer like that has my vote!!!
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Old December 18th, 2017, 07:31 PM   #30
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if the world is be a round oblate spheroid, and not a flat round disc, why are the so many people (millions and millions) believe that it is a huge hoax?
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Old December 19th, 2017, 12:34 PM   #31
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if the world is be a round oblate spheroid, and not a flat round disc, why are the so many people (millions and millions) believe that it is a huge hoax?
Because for every statement there is always gonna be at least one person who questions it, even if it has been proven to be true countless times (as is their right of course, as an equal contributor to the discussion).

In short, there's no fixing stupid ;P
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Old December 19th, 2017, 01:21 PM   #32
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Because for every statement there is always gonna be at least one person who questions it, even if it has been proven to be true countless times (as is their right of course, as an equal contributor to the discussion).

In short, there's no fixing stupid ;P
i find it funny and interesting that so many people really think its flat. they are obviously wrong, but i don't think they are stupid, at least not stupid like they are unable to understand, its more like they don't want to beleive it round for some reason, and they have made themselves think its flat. just very very weird.
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Old December 19th, 2017, 06:44 PM   #33
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Some people are just blind to the truth, or don't want to recognize what's right in front of them.




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Old January 1st, 2018, 07:50 PM   #34
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Only thing I can think is, if it was flat, then where is the edge?
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Old January 1st, 2018, 08:22 PM   #35
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Only thing I can think is, if it was flat, then where is the edge?
that's a good question. on youtube, there are some very serious answers to that question, and those answers seem reasonable, but my science teacher explained that the videos often ignore specific facts that make their theory fall apart, or they explain it away by suggesting that the unexplainable is part of conspiracy to hide the truth.
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Old January 1st, 2018, 09:08 PM   #36
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that's a good question. on youtube, there are some very serious answers to that question, and those answers seem reasonable, but my science teacher explained that the videos often ignore specific facts that make their theory fall apart, or they explain it away by suggesting that the unexplainable is part of conspiracy to hide the truth.
Yup. Theories like these, if earth is round or flat won't be settled any time soon, one can keep discussing this with someone, and never concluding anything because of the endless denial and ignoring.
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Old January 1st, 2018, 09:29 PM   #37
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If the earth is round, then, why do I walk from a point to another in a FLAT, STRAIGHT WAY, and I do not feel like I'm walking over a sphere?

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Old January 2nd, 2018, 01:14 AM   #38
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doesn't really matter to me, as long Earth is a good place to live.





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Old January 3rd, 2018, 11:56 PM   #39
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The world's round, of course. I would point fingers at "People who want to feel like they know more than the sheeple" for the absurd conclusion that it isn't.

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Old January 4th, 2018, 12:04 AM   #40
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Flat. If the Earth was truly round then my car would constantly be rolling away from me instead of staying parked.

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