*And it is a straight line on a spheres surface.
Straight line would still be the shortest. It just requires a bit of digging.
But but the flat earth
Well, earth is curving..
"In real life", lol...
Don't let the flat earthers around the world see this
It's not a curved line, it's a straight line on a sphere. The straight line on a sphere looks like a curve on a 2d projection that we use for maps.
Think of it in terms of slicing the sphere.
Yes I know I'm a aseafarer wtf you think I'm doing all this time..
Straight line on spheres and something something jet streams