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This is a crosspost from Nextdoor.


subject: Greatest Denialism Hits of Yesteryear!!

Just in case you were worried that COVID denialism had replaced all the old denialisms you used to know and love, here's a lovely reminder that yes, creationism is still a thing: https://freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngula/2021/10/16/its-the-arrogance-of-creationists-that-gets-me/

Also, in an age when everyone uses GPS (which depends on a web of orbiting satellites) and we have not only numerous photos of the Earth from space but also *live feeds* from an *orbiting space-station* that has now hosted something like a hundred different astronauts, not to mention countless photos of Antarctica (which would be a circular wall, according to FE theories)...

...yes, Virginia, we still have Flat Earthers -- and unsurprisingly, some of them are also COVID-science-deniers: https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/local/wisconsin/2021/01/31/grafton-pharmacist-who-sabotaged-covid-19-vaccines-flat-earther/4333699001/ (n.b. that's from January, so not a new development)