List two effects that organized religion has had on society and give example from past andor present world events that illustrate your examples?
Let's use Christianity as an example and it's effect on the European society. 1. The first effect it had was a reduction in education, as when Justinian ordered the closing of… the Platonic Academy in AD 529, forcing its scholars into the Sassanid Empire; see also the murder of Hypatia of Alexandria, Giordano Bruno, and the imprisonment of Galileo. 2. The second effect on society is the use of murder to guarantee the tyranny over thoughts. Check out the life and work of Tomas de Torquemada, Arnaud Almaric, and Philippe de Marigny. 1. The acceptance of a living God who made heaven and earth - the Old Testament. 2. The emergence of what is often called Christian humanism - the renaissance The death of millions of Muslims, Jews, Slavs, Russians, Mongols, Cathars - The crusades (1095-1272)The death of millions of Jews, Homosexuals, mentally disabled, cripples, and Romani- The holocaust (1938-1945) (MORE)