Neil deGrasse Tyson on religion’s effect on scientific progress

It’s important to note that “naming rights” may not be the best way to gauge who has progressed the scientific frontiers in any one era, but it IS, at least, a good indicator as to who was looking for new information, and who clamped down on scientific progress in deference to scriptures. It’s also important to note the current state of scientific progress in the States, where potentially life-saving stem cell research is largely squelched for religious reasons.


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