Fallacy of Overprecision

The fallacy of overprecision occurs when an overly precise number is used to give the appearance of truth and certainty.

Some prominent flat-Earthers like to use overly precise long digits of numbers to give the bogus impression of science. And those susceptible to believing a flat Earth tend to be intimidated by math, and it is easy to awe them with meaningless numbers.

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