The Flat Earth hypothesis

Analysis of the primary arguments given by supporters of the claim that the earth is flat. (Spoiler: it’s not.)

By David S. Moore.

First a bit of background on where and how the flat earth model of the earth first arose:

A bit of history:

The following articles pertain to the “traditional” flat earth model. This is a model in which the sun rises above the horizon once a day and sets below the horizon once a day.




The following article concerns what I have called the “Solar Flashlight” model. This is a model espoused by the contemporary followers of The Flat Earth Society:

The Solar Flashlight model: