Why is it socially acceptable to believe in all manner of crazy conspiracy theories but not a flat Earth which has evidence?

Why is it socially acceptable to believe in some conspiracy theories but not the flat Earth theory. Just a short list of conspiracies (with zero evidence) about which there are HUNDREDS of books, films and video games JFK, Area 51, aliens, lizard body snatchers, the illuminati/New World Order, the Titanic, the... show more Why is it socially acceptable to believe in some conspiracy theories but not the flat Earth theory.

Just a short list of conspiracies (with zero evidence) about which there are HUNDREDS of books, films and video games

JFK, Area 51, aliens, lizard body snatchers, the illuminati/New World Order, the Titanic, the Philadelphia Experiment, Michelle Obama’s genitals, Abraham Lincoln, fake moon landings, Elvis, Tupac, birther movement, 9/11, AIDS, the Bermuda Triangle, gravity, Hitler lives, the Knights Templar, Operation Northwoods,

But I claim the Earth is flat and suddenly this is an unacceptable level of insanity?

Why is this one so offensive? What do people have to hide?

The reaction shows it to be true
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