How atheism helped create the modern world

You know that guy who keeps saying atheism is a rejection of Western Heritage and enlightenment values, and that atheists are science deniers and all that. Well, I think he reads the wrong books or lives in a hell hole several centuries behind current time.

I like this observation by Charles Bradlaugh

It is certainly a clear gain to astronomical science, that the church which tried to compel Galileo to unsay the truth has been overborne by the growing unbelief of the age, even though our little children are yet taught that Joshua made the sun . . . stand still.”

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