If you’re struggling to grasp why some people defend the flat earth theory so ferociously, it helps to remember that it’s just as much a real theory people believe in as it is a representation of general mistrust for the media’s dominant narrative.
The video below is a perfect example; a short clip of Alex Jones saying that he doesn’t believe the earth is flat, but if the mainstream media said it was spherical, he’d start to question it.
Alex Jones: the earth may be flat purely on the basis that the mainstream media says it isn’t pic.twitter.com/UlBXDF2aXm
— Benjamin Brandall ✨ (@benjbrandall) July 3, 2017
That’s the basic attitude that sums up why flat earth theory is so popular; it’s an extended metaphor blown out of proportion.… [continue reading]