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Man Tries to Blow Up Propane Tank After Argument About Whether Earth Is Flat

tyson earthA Canadian man is wanted by the police after allegedly throwing a propane tank into a fire following a heated argument with his son’s girlfriend over whether or not the Earth is flat.

CTVNews’ Josh Elliott reports:

Police say the argument broke out among three family members who were sitting around a campfire at St. Lawrence Park, in Brockville, Ont., on Monday. A woman refused to back down from her assertion that the Earth is flat, and her attitude ultimately pushed her boyfriend’s father over the edge.

After attempting to drop several truth bombs about the shape of the planet, the 56-year-old man started throwing items into the fire, including a propane tank.

Police extinguished the flames, and the 56-year-old suspect fled. He is expected to be slapped with a criminal mischief charge, police said.

“Neither party would change their views,” authorities said in a statement.

[image: Neil deGrasse Tyson, known proponent of the Round Earth Theory]

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