Isaac Newton the Last Magician Biography
This is a one hour movie documentary narrated by Helen McCrory trying to give an insight to the life of Isaac newton and how he changed our understanding about how the universe works. The documentary asks question to experts of the history surrounding Isaac newton.
In the documentary Isaac newton is brought out as a pessimist as he would enjoy his own company, his life revolved around research and a lot of studying ...view middle of the document...
Newton did not believe anything that he read, this was evident when he was the age of twenty one by declining to agree with scientific research which was more than two millennia old and decided to come up with his own through conclusion and to do this he had to perform a number of experiments. We get the notion that he was a skeptic and anything could be questioned of its legitimacy. Newton had a secretive life that came to light two hundred years after his death, this was his passion for cultic behavior where he considered himself a scientific Christ who was sent to save the world from scientific fiction, this is ironic as he was also born on Christmas morning just like Jesus the messiah in the bible.
He is called the last magician because after his death there has not been any other iconic person like he was that has made a fraction of the changes in science that he did. His discoveries can be regarded as miracles, some of the discoveries that his genius mind made were revealing the nature of light giving us the opportunity to explorer the universe and also he enabled us calculate motion and many other key principles that the world uses today. Despite his social shyness he has achieved a lot of fame and he was the first person to receive a state burial who was not a noble. He is called the rational genius who propelled us from medial darkness into the enlightenment.