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darkstar3 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-07-11 08:51 PM
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37. Heliocentrism wasn't developed in order to accurately predict Easter.
Heliocentrism was discovered because it was the only thing that would explain the movement of extraterrestrial bodies, observed by Galileo and other stargazers. Heliocentrism was actually quashed by the Church as a heresy for quite some time. How can religion possibly take credit for a scientific advancement that the institutional Church stood against?
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