I believe that Kepler contribute order in a time of disorder and chaos. Before
Keplers theory was excepted, everybody believed that God controlled
everything and earth is the center of the universe. People at the time were very
superstitious, they believed in witches. They were very religious as well; they
didnt want to accept anything but God. I think there was chaos because
everybody was confused. No one knew the truth of universe and there were many
religious wars at the time. Kepler had different views of the world then others
because he was a scientist and an astronomer. I noticed that in the play A
Short History of Night Kepler mentioned few times that things happen
according to angles, geometry. That shows how he was very different from others.
He didnt agree with the church. He was against what church said and he
convinced the others that religion wasnt everything and God doesnt make
everything happen. He spent all his life to prove that his theory and at the end
he proved that the planets revolve by itself on axis. Which practically proved
that church is wrong and that took away some of the powers and belief from the
church. This play made me realized how it was in time of chaos. I noticed from
beginning of play to end of the play there were many religious wars and battles.
And also how religious people were at the time. There were witch hunters and
witches were badly tortured and hunters accused even innocent girls and women
and burnt them.