How do Flat Earth believers explain plate tectonics?
If the Earth was really flat, then it would have no core, right? It's flat, just like a paper. So how do Flat Earth believers explain plate tectonics? You know, those big landmasses that are moving on the mantle and create volcanoes and mountains and also fault lines. And also, it has been proven that for example the Atlantic Ocean gets wider a few cm every year. If the Earth was flat, where would all the continents eventually end up to? In the Flat Earth Theory, would all the land masses not be crammed against the side, with a vast ocean in the middle?
- Tom SLv 72 weeks ago
They don't explain anything, hence "believers", and no, there is no "Flat Earth Theory."
- TomLv 73 weeks ago
They PROFESS A flat earth SO THEY DO NOT have to explain SUCH ""Sciencey" stuff. Along with orbits, astronomy, etc. its a "Lazy Philosophy".
- michaelLv 44 weeks ago
Earth looks like a thick donut with a dome on top= Incubator..
- Atarah DerekLv 74 weeks ago
Flat earthers are an exercise in explaining things away without scientific observation while accusing people who have done the scientific observation of having no evidence to show them.
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- oldprofLv 74 weeks ago
Oh that's easy to explain. The plates ride on the backs of huge tortoises, one plate per tortoise. So when the animals bump into to each other that causes the plates to crash and heave...earthquakes. And flat doesn't mean thin; the plates are flat and thick.
I trust you understand that I'm kidding.
They're not tortoises at all...they're huge snails and the plates are their shell backs.
- HenryLv 54 weeks ago
God moves it with the waters of the deep in one theory. In another the continents don't move much if at all.