Originally Posted by Literature
Dave, we're all entitled to our own opinions, but we're not entitled to distort the facts, as you're attempting to do. At least attempt to be honest in your assessments of the past. What historical accounts have you read from this time period?
There is 0 distortion of facts.
I've read many books on the subject most recently Charles Freeman, The Closing of the Western Mind.
There's no way to spin this skippy.
This is a list of many of the persecutions of intellectuals, members of other faiths, and the catastrophic ordering of knowledge destruction and book burning.
It starts in Acts and this one is my personal favorite.
448 Theodosius II orders all non-Christian books to be burned.
The plunge into the dark ages is all about the descent into a Islam type state for the West. We see how well its working for the Middle East.