There are a
growing number of people who seem to think the world is, in fact, flat. But it
gets better. They also insist that Australia is actually just one big hoax.
According to a viral Facebook rant, the entire country (and presumably the 24
million people that live there) is completely FAKE.
resurfaced at a some recent gathering of the so-called Flat Earthers in the
Birmingham recently where over 200 people came together to confirm to each
other that the Earth is nothing more than a giant pancake.
of the "fake Australia" post started on Reddit back in 2017 and was
written by a Shelley Floryd. But it appears to be back in the minds of the
spherically-challenged at the moment.
is not real," the rant begins. "It's a hoax, made for us to believe
that Britain moved over their criminals to someplace. In reality, all these
criminals were loaded off the ships into the waters, drowning before they could
see land ever again. It's a coverup [sic] for one of the greatest mass murders
the post reckons that all Australians are nothing more than computer generated
personas and if you've ever been Down Under yourself: "you're terribly
the pilots are apparently all in on it - and have just been flying you to parts
of South America all these years. Flat Earth theories have been shot down by
just about everyone capable of rational thought, but the theory is still
enjoying a current resurgence. Over 200 conspiracy theorists gathered at a
hotel in Birmingham for the UK’s first Flat Earth Convention. The convention,
which took place over three days, saw nine speakers take to the stage to
explain their theory as to why the Earth is flat.
The Telegraph , Dave Marsh, an NHS worker who spoke at the conference, said:
“My research destroys big bang cosmology.
the idea that gravity doesn’t exist and the only true force in nature is
has proved that the Earth is round using GPS, satellites, and images from
space, Flat Earth believers claim that they have evidence that the space agency
is lying. So what do you think about this? Let us know in the comments!