From: Derek Gatherer (email@example.com)
Date: Thu 19 Jan 2006 - 09:19:54 GMT
>Finally to link back to religion Cohen and Stewart also speculate,
>citing Needham this time, that the evolution of real science
>was easier in a montheist religious culture because there was only
>one god to offend (I paraphrase slightly), but it may be
>trickier if there are a whole lot of them.
Ahhhh.... a very Lynchian explanation. Aaron used to contend that
monotheistic religions spread faster because there was only one god
whose name needed to be remembered.
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