Enlightenment thinker Alex joos period 1

Sir Issac Newton

He was born on January 4, 1643 in the United Kingdom and he died on March 31st 1727 in London.

Sir Isaac Newton had a huge impact on the Enlightenment. Along with creating calculus he also described universal gravitation and the three laws of motion. His theory on universal gravitation also helped to prove heliocentrism, the model of Earth and other planets orbiting the sun. This disproved many religious and traditonal beliefs. Newton ideas about the universe became one of the seeds for Enlightenment ideology.

All of these things that he has done had impacts on the world. They disproved many religious and traditonal beliefs. Newton ideas about the universe became one of the seeds for Enlightenment ideology.

What this quote is saying is that we know so little and still feel like there are people who know so much. But in the light of reality of it all when know so little and can't fathom knowing much more then we already know because to grasp that concept we need to accept change.

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