Tagged: Flat Earth

Flat Earthers vs climate change sceptics: why conspiracy theorists keep contradicting each other - Guest Work

Guest Author May 22, 2018

Gareth Dorrian, Nottingham Trent University and Ian Whittaker, Nottingham Trent University Flat Earthism and the idea that human activity is not responsible for climate change are two of the most prevalent conspiracy theories today. Both have been increasing in popularity since the late 20th century. Currently, 16% of the US population say they doubt … Read More

Flat wrong: the misunderstood history of flat Earth theories - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 29, 2016

Chris Fleming, Western Sydney University For most people, being described as a “flat Earther” is an insult. The idea of the Earth being flat is considered not only wrong, but a model of wrongness, the gold standard of being incorrect about something. This being so, oddly enough, most people described pejoratively as “flat Earthers” do not actually believe … Read More