Bumper sticker with a sharp edge.

Homie this is such a half truth. One of the main reasons the middle Eastern community was more advanced is because the church was enforcing stupidity in Europe.

Before the 12th century in Europe, medical practice was stalled—there were few new discoveries, and, as the Church considered disease a punishment from God, doctors could do little for their patients. However, when new translations, books, observations and methods from the Islamic world gradually became known in the 12th century, Western medicine finally moved forward. Ideas, insights and methods from Islamic doctors brought many new advances to European medicine, essentially forming the basis of modern medicine as we know it today.


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