A disturbing number of millennials believe that the Earth is flat, study reveals


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Source: Independent

By Greg Evans

The Flat Earth conspiracy is starting to feel like that annoying relative who always outstays their welcome at family events.

The more coverage that it receives, the more and more baffling it becomes to perceive that anyone would buy into this theory.

Low and behold, the belief that the Earth is flat and surrounded by some kind of ice wall continues to gather momentum.

Not only do they have their own Flat Earth Society, which has been mocked several times by Elon Musk, but their ideas are starting to connect with millennials.

A recent study conducted by YouGov of 8,215 US adults has discovered that just 66 per cent of 18 to 24-year-olds are convinced that the Earth is round.

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