On 7/18/2012 12:21 PM, Evgenii Rudnyi wrote:
On 18.07.2012 21:08 meekerdb said the following:
On 7/18/2012 10:32 AM, Alberto G. Corona wrote:
For example, the fantastic, uinmatched success the judeo-christian
civilization until XVIII century at least, as measured in
objective evolutionary terms.
You mean the one that squelched Greek science (which had to be
preserved by the Persians) and brought us the Dark Ages? Or do you
refer the post-enlightenment civilization that burgeoned when the
Roman Church lost it's grip.
You should read Kepler, Copernicus, Galileo, Bacon, Newton, Descartes, Ockham and others
authors from that time.
Dark Ages is just a myth. From Wikipedia
"However, many modern scholars who study the era tend to avoid the term altogether for
its negative connotations, finding it misleading and inaccurate for any part of the
You should read Anaxagoras and Eratosthenes and Democritus and Aristarchus to see how much
further science might have been advanced if not for the Church's emphasis on faith and
superstition as a means to political power.
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