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[–] theangstofmen 4 points -3 points (+1|-4) ago 

Go pick up a dictionary and look up the word horizon. When you get back then talk to us about what you read.

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[–] JunOS 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago  (edited ago)

OK, Ill play along... we are in /v/jokes anyways, right?

ho·ri·zon həˈrīzən noun noun: horizon; plural noun: horizons 1. the line at which the earth's surface and the sky appear to meet.

What is does not mention is relativity - the horizon between two people standing at different positions on the earth will be different (by trees and mountains) relative to where they are standing, yet the general curvature will be completely the same. If there was an edge, you could eventually find it, and the person's view or perception of the horizon would be vastly different - substantial in a way, no?

How about this? People who actually believe the earth is flat are 1. Trolls, 2. Have never left their home (Truman Show style), 3. Oh the irony they have failed to broaden their own horizons (see what I did there?) to see the world outside their own little bubble.

Also, coriolis effect.

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[–] theangstofmen 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

It does mention relativity ~ appear. For something to appear it has to have an observer to appear to. So it is true when Nihilist states that the horizon, to the person in the sky, is always at eye level no matter how high in elevation that person is. Which was the point I was attempting to make since it appeared (ha!) that lokfort did not understand what horizon meant.

Meh. I could care less if people think that the earth is flat.

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[–] lokfort 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

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[–] theangstofmen 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

It's a good reply to those that were pushing his buttons.

If you were standing on the Moon and looking at Earth, how much of Earth's horizon would be at your eye level?