Here is a small, representative sampling of such claims over the past three centuries. These claims are not from science, but they drive science.
The oversimplification here is staggering (Darwin and women’s rights?!) and would take an entire book to unpack.
Atheists share an attraction to using gravity in strange ways to support their doctrines.
In 1884, English clergyman Edwin A. Abbott published a work of scientific and mathematical fantasy.
It has to do with the difference between interpolation and extrapolation.