How the West Won: The Neglected Story of the Triumph of Modernity (Rodney Stark )
Shared by moon on 2014-08-26
Finally the Truth about the Rise of the West. Modernity developed only in the West in Europe and North America. Nowhere else did science and democracy arise; nowhere else was slavery outlawed. Only Westerners invented chimneys, musical scores, telescopes, eyeglasses, pianos, electric lights, aspirin, and soap. The question is, Why? Unfortunately, that question has become so politically incorrect that most scholars avoid it.