[ExI] libertarian ideas ATTN: HENRY

Anton Sherwood bronto at pobox.com
Mon Aug 23 23:09:49 UTC 2021

 > On Aug 23, 2021, at 6:52 AM, William Flynn Wallace wrote:
 >> [...]  In Western civilization
 >> Christianity got put in its place, so to speak and does not have
 >> anywhere near the influence it had before the Renaissance.  I do wish
 >> that would happen to Islam     bill w

On 2021-8-23 08:59, Dan TheBookMan via extropy-chat wrote:
 > I believe it’s way more complicated than that, and the Renaissance
 > (which one? the Italian one?) was not really the watershed some make
 > it to be. In fact, with Europe it’s really the wars of religion that
 > came in the wake of the Reformation that lead to secularization. [...]

Whatever was before the Renaissance was also before the Reformation,
so Bill's not wrong :P

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