>>53144904 >/pol/tard I'm not from /pol/, I just hate this stupid chart considering the Islamic world and China were the leaders in science in that time period anyway, to say Christianity set the world back several centuries is idiotic when it only really effected Europe.
Was this graph plotted using any reliable statistical data or is it pure 'Religion is bad because it curbs humanity's technological progress!' drivel repeated by atheists? Surely, you can say that many authorities inside the Church's organization were definitely anti-science but also there were efforts made by monks and other intellectuals to preserve Greek-Roman literature and the fact that the first universities were built during that period. Scientific Innovation also wasn't limited to Europe; Muslims are credited for the discovery of alcohol as a substance and pioneered on the concept of 'Camara obscura', important optical devices used in cameras to this day, the Chinese contributed with gunpowder which essentially changed the entire world once its benefits were discovered and widely exploited, the Indians contributed with many mathematical concepts and with the almost fabled Damascus Steel.
>>53144769 What I love about this graph is the way it places the duty of scientific advancement on the shoulders of Western Europe. I mean had the brown people not gotten ass-raped by Turks and Mongols maybe they could have made up the slack.
>>53150473 thats cause christianity forbids masturbation while atheism obviously doesnt, leaving a christian person with less options to waste his time with and in the end they will do something productive. check mate atheists
A Greek Orthodox homosexual Byzantine Emperor and violent usurper was teaching a class on Manuel Komnenos, known heretic.
”Before the class begins, you must get on your knees and worship Manuel Komnenos and accept that he was the most majestic Roman Emperor the world has ever known, even greater than Constantine the Great!”
At this moment, a brave chivalrous Catholic Frankish Knight who had vanquished 1500 Muslims on a Crusade and understood the necessity of war and fully supported all military decision made by the Pope stood up and held up a fresh Septuagint.
”Who compiled this Bible, pinhead?”
The treacherous Emperor smirked quite Jewishly and replied “The Roman scribes, you stupid barbarian”
”Wrong. It’s been 1,000 years since the Roman Empire fell. If it is 1,400 years old and Greece, as you say, is the home of the Romans… then why don't you possess the Eternal City of Rome itself?”
The Emperor was visibly shaken, and dropped his gaudy icon and copy of Plutarch's Parallel Lives. He stormed out of the room crying those Greek crocodile tears. The same tears Greeks cry for the “disgraced Romans” when they jealously try to claw justly earned land from the deserving Crusaders. There is no doubt that at this point our Emperor wished he had more strictly enforced the East-West Union as agreed upon at the Council of Florence. He wished so much that he had the Imperial Sword to kill himself from embarrassment, but he himself had pawned it off to the Venetians!
The students applauded and all joined the Holy Roman Empire that day and accepted Pope Eugene IV as Christ's Vicar on Earth. A double-headed eagle named “Church and State” flew into the room and perched atop the German Imperial Flag and shed a tear on the chalk. Dies Irae was sung several times, and God himself showed up and enacted a church tithe across the country to renovate St. Peter's Basilica.
The Emperor lost Constantinople and was killed beneath its walls the next day.
>>53150914 Oh yeah? So your entire rhetoric is that since the Catholic churches created schools but limited scientific advancement, that they somehow encourage knowledge despite putting a filter on people?
Lol, I wonder WHY religion has nothing to do with learning anymore.
Maybe it's because learning is not something religious people like to do
Unless you see Harvard and MIT as religious centers...Hahaha
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