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Items Against Heliocentrism

1. Galileo renounced Heliocentrism in his later years.

Galileo states,

“The falsity of the Copernican system should not in any way be called into question, above all, not by Catholics, since we have the unshakeable authority of the Sacred Scripture, interpreted by the most erudite theologians, whose consensus gives us certainty regarding the stability of the Earth, situated in the center, and the motion of the sun around the Earth.

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Geocentrism

Paradigm shift. Science in Society 4

Paradigm shift: the Earth moves away from the centre

In Europe 500 years ago, the established paradigm of 2,000 years was built on common sense ideas about the Earth and its place in the universe. 741 more words

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HOW WE KNOW STUFF 2

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On 22 June 1633 the Catholic Church condemned Galileo for the heresy of heliocentrism. He, like Copernicus, Bruno, and Kepler, argued that the Earth revolved round the Sun, which we all know now is true. 306 more words

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