Summa origines scientiarum: Articulus 3

Article 3. Whether Christianity enabled the rise of science in the West

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  • Yes! So excellent.

  • Andy, Bad Person

    I feel like I shouldn’t be reading that. I have a hard time watching people be embarrassed, and the more I read of Mike Flynn, the more embarrassed I become of Coyne.

    Besides, my reply to Objection 9a would have been, “Well, duh.”

  • Clare Krishan

    I plan on adopting Mr Flynn’s polite patronymic re: the House of
    Submission
    echoing Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque in “The Fall of the House of Usher” when I do not wish to malign sincere persons who submit to certain errors but do want to identify the certain errors themselves. Genius!

    Meanwhile let it be known that certain sincere persons who study the House of Submission have let it be known that not all Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque were of their own doing but were translated into Syriac by Christians first:
    http://wikiislam.net/wiki/Arab_Transmission_of_the_Classics