The Erosion of Progress by Religions Neil DeGrasse Tyson

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1 Sahil Badruddin = "“Even with all our technology and the inventions that make modern life so much easier than it once was, it takes just one big natural disaster to wipe all that away and remind us that, here on Earth, we're still at the mercy of nature.” - Neil deGrasse Tyson"
2 Yaakov ben Chaim Tzvi = "I admire and deeply respect Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson. I have learned a tremendous amount about Cosmology and the natural sciences from him however I believe that he confuses fanaticism and zealotry with religion.As stated by Dr. Tyson, during the years 800 to 1100 CE, Islam produced some of the most remarkable discoveries in math and science however it was not until the rise of an Imam which branded mathematics as "evil" when the scientific discoveries stopped thereby sending Islam into a decline from which is has not recovered since. In addition, Dr. Tyson admits that 1/4 or more of Nobel Prize winners for science and medicine are Jewish. Since great discoveries happened in Islam and continue within the Jewish and Christian religions today, I believe the issue is fanaticism he is against and rightly so. There is no conflict between science and religion, this supposed conflict is created in the minds of atheists in order to 'disprove' the bible, however the Bible is not intended to be a science book. It was designed to give man a basic understanding in limited terms that God is the ultimate creator, yet how He decided to create the world was never up for debate. If religion was truly the problem, all of the scientific breakthroughs and discoveries would be coming from Atheists and this is not the case. "