Paying the price for upsetting the apple cart

Did you know that the Earth is round? Well, when this was first revealed, Galileo, whose findings were declared false, went through an inquisition by the Catholic church and spent the last decade of his life under house arrest. For publishing his studies and discoveries in book form, he was declared a heretic and lost his freedom.

It was not just because he believed the Earth was round, but because he believed Earth was not the center of the universe. He believed the planets revolved around the sun, not the other way around.

It was once a widely held belief that if a ship on the ocean sailed too far

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