Re: Once again...
"Ah, but even if they were founded and run under religious doctrine/dogma, at least they were trying to expand knowledge in some way. "
- Which was kind of my point. Religion has done a truck-load historically, as regards creating and fostering centres for learning. Sometimes they don't like what pops out of them, but thems the breaks!
" all we get from the fundamentalists is 'No need to look for answers - we *know* where it all came from'. "
- Well, yeah. That's why they're fundamentalists, rather than moderates or progressives, so that's what they do. You might as well complain that the extra mature cheddar is always very mature. Not every religious person is a fundamentalist, just as not every cheese is cheddar. Check out this ordained pair: