Short Response 2.docx - PHSC 121-D05 Short Response Prompt 2 Throughout history science has been presented as a light overcoming the darkness of

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PHSC 121-D0 5 Short Response Prompt 2 Throughout history, science has been presented as a light overcoming the darkness of religion. Giordano Bruno is one such example of this false representation. According to the textbook, Bruno was burned at the stake for his teachings that the Earth orbited the sun. There are two flaws in this textbook statement. The first being with what little was said for the simple reason it may not have been true. By the 1600’s, it is unclear whether the Roman Catholic church still considered Heliocentrism heresy or not as well as whether Bruno was actually charged with teaching the Earth orbited the Sun. It seems like Bruno is
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