The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster - Explaining Pastafarianism - A History of Heretics Summary & Analysis

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Explaining Pastafarianism - A History of Heretics Summary

This chapter profiles 'heretics' who challenged both religious and scientific dogma, including Aristotle, Leonardo Da Vinci, Giordano Bruno, Charles Darwin, John Scopes, and Dolly the Sheep.

Henderson describes Aristotle as a New Age Philosopher who studied under Plato but disagreed with his teachings. A Renaissance man, Aristotle talked about God, but also an eternal universe, which the Catholic Church took a dim view to about a thousand years later when Aristotle hype resurfaced.

Da Vinci was responsible for every invention of war but was brilliant in exploring art and science, unlike scientists of today who have little regard of the arts. His troubles with the church are apparent to anyone who has read The Da Vinci Code.

Henderson gives 16th century philosopher Giordano Bruno a less sympathetic portrayal for having controversial...

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