Taxonomy of Flat-Earthers’ Reaction

Many observations disprove a flat Earth, but flat-Earthers are powerless and incapable of letting go of their belief. We classify the various reactions exhibited by flat-Earthers when confronted with such observations into three broad categories:

  • Type-A reaction: ad hoc rescue
  • Type-B reaction: ad hominem
  • Type-C reaction: willful ignorance

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