Disputation: Whether modern scientific learning was forbidden in Sacred Scripture?

In his work “On the Advancement of Learning”, published in 1605. Francis Bacon argued that a traditional position on learning held man back from what he was capable of. He spoke of the traditional view as follows: “I hear the former sort say that knowledge is of those things which are to be accepted of with great limitation and caution; that the aspiring to overmuch knowledge was the original temptation and sin whereupon ensued the fall of man; that knowledge hath in it somewhat of the serpent, and, therefore, where it entereth into a man it makes him swell; Scientia … Continue

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