Guys, science is not always perfect, but in the hands of a few, it can really make some moves and motions. However, this is not one of those cases, no literally, the Earth does not move in the Flat Earth theory and believe it or not but their top minds actually use some real science behind most of what Flat Earthers call the "facts."
In the following video YouTube user jeranism, a prominent Flat-Earther, explains their own top 5 reasons why the Earth is not, in fact, a globe but a flat circle. Follow along to see the major points used to examine the "facts" and a breakdown of why it's absolutely insane.
You cannot really compare the movement of something like the Earth much less the entire universe to that of your own experience. For reference, a regular 6' male would be the size of bacteria on the scale of a round or flat Earth. Likewise, I would really hope that there are not some bacteria on me claiming that I am flat because they don't feel movement. The science behind Earth moving pretty fast through space is true and almost unfathomable in relationship to our current speeds here on the surface - we're basically in super slow-motion to the rest of the galaxy.
This one is pretty silly considering history has notoriously had some pretty cringe-worthy moments about beliefs and such like the Earth being the center of the universe cough cough. Technically, I could portray the Earth in any shape or form and that would not change how it actually exists in reality. Although, I do wish I could change things with my mind sometimes.
There was a pretty fun scientific experiment done on the Coriolis effect that you should definitely check out here. Basically, water flows in a center direction depending on the hemisphere in which you live due in some part to the gravity of the spherical Earth we live on. However, because we still do not totally understand all the effects of gravity, this experiment is just fun to watch.
The legendary Neil DeGrasse Tyson explains here how the Michelson-Morley experiment only shows that light is constant and in an ironic twist uses the Coriolis effect to do so. I think jeranism's confusion comes from the fact that light remains constant regardless of the speed of Earth leading them to think the Earth doesn't move. Tyson was also involved in a Twitter battle with Flat Earther B.O.B. in what can only be described as the most epic rap battle of history.
There's a deviation of about 16 degrees for the Earth's rotation which means that no point on the Earth will have the similar season to its opposite. However, for us Northerners, it is true that during winter we are closer to the sun, which is pretty cool considering I need an extra tan during the winter times.
Let's hope I don't freeze and agree that the Earth is flat.
But what do you think? Could the Earth be flat despite all this sweet, sweet science? Maybe we're looking at things from the wrong perspective like from the ground or something?