6 Glorified False 'Facts' Believed by People
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6 Glorified False 'Facts' Believed by People

By SiliconIndia   |   Friday, 28 June 2013, 13:13 Hrs   |    2 Comments
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Bangalore: Up Until the late 16th century, people believed that Earth was the center of everything, and the sun and other planets revolved around it. Until the 19th century, everyone thought that toxic mist filled with particles from rotting things were the cause behind the epidemics such as plague and cholera.



Yes, advancements in science and technology have enabled us to laugh at such things, but to our ancestors they were "facts" and they believed in them with the same certainty with which we believe that the Earth is round.



But are you aware that even in this age of science and technology, we still believe in some ‘facts’, which are rationally and scientifically incorrect. Here are some of the common misconceptions that are believed to be true, as listed by Jessika Toothman of howstuffworks.



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Reader's comments(2)
1: One most important glorified false fact (still believing) you can add to the top of this list is

"MEDIA IS A SAINT & HENCE HAVE RIGHT TO JUDGE"
Posted by:Jose - 05 Jul, 2013
2: Mount Everest is not a mountain, its a peak! google pls to see the difference.
Posted by:Sus - 28 Jun, 2013
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