This guy is nuts, but hey, willing to put his money where his mouth is at least
The flat earthers have been referenced a few places recently, central theme being this: if the patently, obviously crazy idea that the earth is flat can thrive on the Internet, then … literally anything else can too.
It is scary, and true.
The orthodox say their faith makes them a persecuted minority, mocked to their faces by friends and strangers for nothing more than First Amendment-protected beliefs. “We get accused of being idiots, of doing it for money,” Knodel said. “Believe me, there’s only humiliation in this. We do it because we believe it.”
There is a whole section in Wikipedia for dealing with this, fringe elements that aggressively push fringe beliefs, and it is a fascinating read: