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Flat-Earth-group planning 2020 cruise trip

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Flat Earthers have their own theme cruise in 2020.

The Flat Earth International Conference (FEIC) described the upcoming trip as “the biggest, boldest, best adventure” on its website. However, details surrounding the cruise remain scarce.

According to Live Science, the aim will be to test the flat Earthers’ claim that the earth is a flat disc, surrounded by a huge wall of ice that holds back the oceans.

But what makes the purpose of the cruise so problematic is the fact that cruise ships operate the way they do because the Earth is a sphere.
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But what makes the purpose of the cruise so problematic is the fact that cruise ships operate the way they do because the Earth is a sphere.

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“Ships navigate based on the principle that the Earth is round,” former cruise ship captain Henk Keijer told The Guardian. “Nautical charts are designed with that in mind: that the Earth is round.”

“Ships navigate based on the principle that the Earth is round,” former cruise ship captain Henk Keijer told The Guardian. “Nautical charts are designed with that in mind: that the Earth is round.”
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“I’ve sailed two million kilometers, give or take,” he added. “I have not encountered a sea-captain, who believes that the Earth is flat.”

In the meantime, the Flat Earth Society states that “the evidence for a flat earth is derived from the many different facets of science and philosophy.”

“The simplest way is by relying on their own senses to discern the true nature of the world around us,” the group states on its website. “The world has a surface, on the bottom of the clouds are flat, the movement of the Sun; these are all examples of your senses telling you that we do not live on a spherical heliocentric world.”

With the cruise planned for next year, it seems that we don’t have to wait much longer for a final decision.

This story was originally published by TravelPulse.

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