Re: Gospel of Judas
- From: pyotr filipivich <phamp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 07:25:34 GMT
Okay, so I'm late and catching up, but Robert Sturgeon
<rsturge@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote on Mon, 17 Apr 2006 07:40:50 -0700 in
During the Medieval Christian period, the Muslims were much
more advanced in their science, mathematics, etc. They are
the ones who preserved ancient Greek knowledge, not the
That might have something to do with the collapse of Western Imperial
Rome than anything else.
As Rome collapsed, Christianity took control. It had very
little, if any, regard for the scientific method.
Nor did Imperial Science. The "scientific method" was not a Roman
invention, but about 8 centuries later.
As an example, see the Roman Catholic Church's treatment of
Let see, that would be an example of the Powers that Be, enforcing
politically correct ideology, against someone who was bucking the system.
(I wish people would try to remember that the idea of "freedom of
conscious" is a "new" development, and seems to be a Western European
invention, developed after some rather bloody wars.)
"MTV may talk about lighting fires and killing children,
but Janet Reno actually does something about it." --Spy Magazine
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