What’s one fact you know and are sure of that almost everyone else is wrong about?

There happens to be at least one fact that you know of maybe in your job scope or through things that have happened to you that most people also know about the same event but believe the wrong idea. Feel free to share the fact to counter the wrong belief almost everyone else thought to be true or correct

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One of the fact I’ve come across that almost everyone else is wrong about is on a quote by none other than Aristotle.

“Those that can’t do, teach” is a mockery of the quote by Aristotle. The real quote is “Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach”.

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The great Egyptian pyramids weren’t actually built by slaves. In fact, the people who worked on it were some of the best paid workers in the empire. It required specially skilled labourers to cut, transport and set the giant stones just right. So when next you see someone talk about how slaves built the giant structure and perfection called the Pyramid, be quick to let them know it’s actually a fallacy. Only the best of the best skilled workers worked there and built it.

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Not sure if this fact is for most people, but most people I’ve come across had this wrong almost always. Canberra is the capital city of Australia, Sydney is not!

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A heart attack and cardiac arrest are NEVER the same thing. Some severe heart attacks can lead to cardiac arrest, however there are many that experience heart attacks unknowingly and carry on with their daily activities. So cardiac arrest is the actually lethality of heart attack. See it as from fatal to lethal.

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Most people assume the word HELICOPTER breaks down into HELI and COPTER without realizing those two words mean nothing in this connotation. It is actually a combination of “HELICO” meaning “spiral” and “PTER” meaning “one with wings”. So when next you’re arguing or talking about where the word generates from, please know it is never from Heli and Copter.

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Einstein never failed maths.

Perhaps the legend is founded in the fact that the Swiss school system has a 6 as best grade, and 1 as poorest, while the German is the other way round.

Source: See his matriculation certificate

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Yes, you’re absolutely correct.

In fact, people will always believe any popular city than your capital to be the real capital. Just like there are some westerners who believe Lagos is Nigeria’s capital.
Back to Canberra and Australia, Canberra was made the capital city because it is between Sydney and Melbourne. It (Canberra) is entirely a planned city, like our Abuja is.

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