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Religious NonconformityPlay
Used when someone opposes the established doctrines of their religion, often facing penalties. SlideShe was labeled a heretic after questioning the sacred texts.
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Historical ContextPlay
Historically, being a heretic had serious repercussions, like excommunication or punishment. SlideGalileo was branded a heretic for his heliocentric views.
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Cultural SensitivityPlay
Be aware of cultural contexts; calling someone a heretic can be offensive. SlideIn his village, being called a heretic could lead to ostracism.