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To a certain extent the teaching of Heraclitus the fire priest of Ancient Greece draw many parallels to modern science and religious beliefs Heraclitus was to a degree unfocused in his work and somewhat mischievous in his teachings by providing stories which could be considered slanderous inventions However Heraclitus has evidently provided both modern science and religion with a backbone for understanding aspects of both Death and Creation Heraclitus clearly fueled the ideology or at least provided a very early understanding of what science today refers to as the particle theory This theory explains that everything is made up of matter and everything is in constant movement Heraclitus stated No one can step twice into the same river nor touch mortal substance twice in the same condition By the speed of its change it scatters and gathers again Clearly Heraclitus depicted a basic understanding of what science has discovered to be the particle theory In addition to this Heraclitus was known to have wisdom in reference to modern Sciences Big Bang Theory 1000s of years prior to any generated theorems of such type This miraculous understanding at the time would seem ludicrous to others whom had their souls tied to polytheism Perhaps this is why Heraclitus chose to withdraw into the mountains to live off grass and herbs His theories were derived entirely from his own ideologies and personal thought processes Today modern science and religion still refer to Heraclitus for his valuable contribution to their fields Heraclitus believed that in every object God existed This belief is quite interesting and coincides well with his beliefs on human origin If everything were to start from one instance Big Bang and expand from such a point the origin would thus be similar in design to that which exists all around us Therefore to an extent his monotheistic beliefs are much in tune with the basis of modern Christian beliefs They pray to
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