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ringo
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Message 22 of 177 (702339)
07-04-2013 1:33 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by yenmor
07-02-2013 7:56 PM


Re: Take 2
yenmor writes:

I must say this is the first time I've ever heard anything about the "hollow earth theory" and this supposed expedition.


I remember seeing ads in Popular Mechanics in the early 1960's selling books about Admiral Byrd's flight over the North Pole hole, the entrance to the hollow earth. We've come a long way since then - the Internet has brought us unlimited free nonsense.

Edited by ringo, : Speling.


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Message 39 of 177 (702391)
07-05-2013 12:23 PM
Reply to: Message 29 by yenmor
07-04-2013 8:15 PM


Re: Hollow Man
yenmor writes:

Here's the thing. Have you ever tried to flatten out an orange peal in one piece?


Yes, I have. Since I was a kid, it's been a point of honour among my cousins to do it. You're in for a lot of ribbing if you can't.

yenmor writes:

For instance, Greenland in that map of yours is much bigger than it actually is.


There are lots of other projections besides Mercator that are accurate. All you'd have to do to really test the idea is to get an accurate map, say a sinusoidal projection with interuptions (much like an orange peel), cut out the continents and scotch-tape them together by the edges.

I've looked at your video and it's far from convincing. When two coastlines come close together, they are rotated out of view before you can see how well they fit. When they come around again, they fit miraculously but you can't tell if there's any overlap.

(The Mediterranean Sea is one obvious example that isn't explained by simple expansion.)


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Message 66 of 177 (702515)
07-08-2013 1:47 PM
Reply to: Message 65 by Stile
07-08-2013 1:03 PM


Re: Hollow Man
Stile writes:

You could make-up how planets, themselves, are living creatures.


It's been done, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in When the World Screamed.

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Message 88 of 177 (736223)
09-05-2014 12:55 PM
Reply to: Message 81 by Colbard
09-05-2014 1:59 AM


Colbard writes:

The answers are all there for you to read. Make sure it is the KJV.
Read Genesis 1
and Job 38
If you cannot understand it, then ask God to open up your thinking, and you will get the answers one at a time.


The "answers" you are spouting are not from the KJV; they're from creationist websites.

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Message 114 of 177 (736306)
09-06-2014 2:25 PM
Reply to: Message 112 by Colbard
09-06-2014 11:42 AM


Re: Discussing hollow earth theory and other nonsense
Colbard writes:

It's safe to come to a thread and not post any ideas isn't it?
It's much easier to come empty handed and have a go at whatever someone else is saying.


That's how science works. It isn't just throwing out ideas; it's about testing ideas. It's more useful to ask what's wrong with an idea than to just say, "Look at all the ideas!"

Colbard writes:

You hang around places where you disagree with whatever, just looking for conflict?[


I'd say that the one who'd trying to overthrow well-tested ideas is the one who's "looking for conflict".

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Message 121 of 177 (736347)
09-07-2014 2:10 PM
Reply to: Message 116 by Colbard
09-07-2014 1:27 AM


Re: Discussing hollow earth theory and other nonsense
Colbard writes:

I don't feel threatened by another person's view because I can have my own, and I expect others to be the same.


What people are doing is pointing out the errors in your ideas.

Colbard writes:

But I guess you must have your reasons for coming in by numbers and jumping on someone who has an opinion that disagrees with common thinking.


Again, the reason is to point out the errors in your thinking.

Colbard writes:

The things I have posted cannot be found in creation websites.


To be able to say that, you must be quite an authority on creationist websites.

Edited by ringo, : Removed superfluity.


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Message 126 of 177 (740065)
10-31-2014 12:55 PM
Reply to: Message 125 by Colbard
10-31-2014 1:01 AM


Colbard writes:

Do you miss having someone to slap down?


You can't correct silence.

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