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[–] CapslockCtrl 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Religious leaders, not the religion itself, have historically acted aggressively towards any information that challenged their interpretations on reality. In an effort to remain influential in modern Western society, religious leaders have had to soften and secularize portions of their interpretations.

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[–] middle_path 1 points 1 points (+2|-1) ago 

The issue, as always, is dogmatic thinking.

It has inspired scientists, but it has also suppressed them as well.

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[–] doginventer [S] 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Exactly, all systems can be used for good or ill

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[–] Enter_Username 2 points 0 points (+2|-2) ago 

And resulted in many being imprisoned or burned as witches.