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Comment 7 by Nordic11

Own goal...kidda well scored!.

Their scientific integrity overcame the cultural pressure to conform and support the wholly religious view point, because the conclusions of their various endeavours certainly offers no succour to religious claims.

These were intelligent and cogent folk...are you suggesting the dichotomy in their studies did not occur to them at all...to the point that they published treatise & papers that can be said actually diminishes the religious meme.

They might well have a religiously inspired background, fostered no doubt by a strict and overbearing upbringing and a cultural society dominated by peer pressure, much more so then we can possibly imagine today, but unfortunately for the religiously deluded they were one thing above all...Truthful...the one thing that can and does destroy the religious nonsense and displays it for what it actually is.

Your list is more a testament to reality and rationality then you hoped to demonstrate.

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