human progress

2 posts / 0 new
Last post
Mervyn Curran's picture
human progress

Hi all, I was wondering if anyone knows if there has been proper studies done or even estimates made of how much further Human technology might have progressed by now if religious authority hadn't stifled study of non church-approved subject matter through the ages?

Subscription Note: 

Choosing to subscribe to this topic will automatically register you for email notifications for comments and updates on this thread.

Email notifications will be sent out daily by default unless specified otherwise on your account which you can edit by going to your userpage here and clicking on the subscriptions tab.

Pitar's picture
No idea and a very good

No idea and a very good question. How would one begin to explore that topic? I suppose the 1st step would be to throw up the notion of reverse religious persecution, or oppression, for research and then narrow it from there.

If man were meant to fly he'd have wings.

Donating = Loving

Heart Icon

Bringing you atheist articles and building active godless communities takes hundreds of hours and resources each month. If you find any joy or stimulation at Atheist Republic, please consider becoming a Supporting Member with a recurring monthly donation of your choosing, between a cup of tea and a good dinner.

Or make a one-time donation in any amount.