Very good question: Would you vote for a flat-earther?

Over at Bad Astronomy, Phil asks a really good question.

Would you vote for someone who thinks the Earth is flat?

I couldn’t, and it’s obvious why. To claim the Earth is flat is to deny reality.

Phil points out that:

At this point in our understanding, I see very little difference between denying climate change versus someone who thinks the Earth is flat, or that the Moon landings were faked. All these people deny the overwhelming evidence and substitute their own fevered imaginations and biases for reality.

I think he’s right, and that’s yet another reason among many to not vote for Donald Trump.

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