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Aristotle

Aristotle was a Greek philosopher who lived between 384-322 B.C. He was one of the greatest thinkers of the world and wrote on every major area of thought.

Aristotle thought that the Earth was at the center of the universe. Now we know that the Sun is at the center of our solar system...and that our solar system certainly isn't at the center of the universe!

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