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Serious flat earth question considering avivation?

For the sake of this question If the earth is flat how do pilots and everyone that works in Aviation around the world keep this a secret or would they simply not know either or choice keep quite if they find out. How would governments around the world keep pilots and private pilots silent? Every time someone talks about the flat earth, I always think about why wold those that work in aviation around the world keep silent because wouldn't they know for sure.

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Earth is not flat then why to think like that?

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This "idea" is believed by simple minded people who are too lazy to think and search for the truth.

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I recently browsed a forum where this was debated by the FE believers vs normal OE people. (Obloid Earth).
The FE'ers simply believe that photos, videos etc are hoaxes. :))

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Someone talks about a flat earth? Have they not seen the photos of earth from space?

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