Message 08: Davin
> Furthermore, your example of Galileo is very good because it proves
> that the people of the day had absolutely no idea what they were
> talking about.
So what? They were doing the best they could with the information
that was available.
> This example shows that religious interpretation evolves and changes
> depending on scientific knowledge available. no one today would make
> such a claim as the church people in this days because scientific
> knowledge has advanced, not because of anything God supposedly told
I agree that religious knowledge and scientific knowledge changes over
> Religion is the single biggest factor holding back the evolution of
> the human race. Think where we would be today if we had not had
> centuries upon centuries of hold back the masses in the name if
> religion. Refer my pints below about crowd control.
Religion deals with the ultimate fate of the human race, so it is not
so much as holding us back as showing which direction we should go in.
> It is precisely because people disregarded religion that we have the
> scientific knowledge we have today.
Religion and science are two different activities.
> Religion and God has nothing what so ever to do with Science.
I disagree. I think that in the future science and religion will
merge into one.