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What were some impacts that the Copernican Revolution in religion, politics, science, art, music, and so on? What are some things today that were significantly affected by the Copernican Revolution?

The Copernican Revolution impacted European society because it showed that long-held beliefs could be inaccurate. It promoted curiosity and scientific inquiry. This had the effect of weakening the influence of religious and political institutions.

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The Copernican Revolution made lasting impacts on the worldview of Western civilization that last to this day. At first, it challenged the view that Earth, and by extension humans, are at the center of the Universe. By demonstrating that the Earth orbits the Sun, just like the other planets, people began to question established religious dogma. The discoveries of Copernicus and other scientific theorists occurred around the same time as the Reformation. Therefore, this was already a time when Europeans were challenging the Catholic hierarchy. As a result, freedom of thought expanded throughout the continent.

When Copernicus published his theories and findings, established thought underwent a shakeup. If Earth's place in the cosmos could be revised, so too could long-held notions like the Divine Right of Kings and the supremacy of the Church. As a result, more Europeans began questioning scientific, political, and religious ideas. Many even began to formulate new theories into the nature...

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