Re: [untitled message from Ilf]

From: Derek Gatherer (
Date: Thu 19 Jan 2006 - 09:19:54 GMT

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    >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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