3rd sentence: "Are they really out there or is it all an elaborate prank?."
I think that sums up the situation quite well.
Oh I never said Mr Fry was wrong, just that it was only the educated people who knew the world was round. As one of the other panelists said I don't think the peasants would have even ever thought of it but if you were to go up to one and tell them the world was a sphere they would probably have laughed at you rather than agreeing.
These people have obviously never seen a globe before...
They need to check Google Earth!
Interesting article. Did you know 99% of flat-earthers are also fundamentalists?