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Allan George Dyer Silver badge

Re: Bunch of tosspots

@Matthew Taylor, "societies have tended to function reasonably well and flourish under Christianity"

When are where was that? I'm guessing you're not referring to the middle ages, when the Church had real power, and the Islamic nations were far ahead in astronomy, mathematics and other sciences. I suppose there was the colonial period, when mostly Christian European nations went out and stole whole countries, but there you'd have to say it only worked "reasonably well" for the European ruling classes. Then there was the success of the Christian Europeans dragging the world into two World Wars. OK, OK, how about post-war to now... lots of success and growth, best exemplified by China's decades of >7% GDP growth, oops, China's not Christian. I give up!

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