Originally Posted by Turkeycreek
Learning in Europe also came to halt for a few centuries during the Dark Ages. Coincided with the rise of the church just as the middle eastern dark ages coincided with the rise of religion there. Europe had an enlightenment when learning was revered again. It seems the USA is going away from that to some degree. It comes and goes, it ebbs and flows.
Good point. In the case of the rise of the Church in Europe and the rise of Islaam the Middle East and North Africa the religious leaders realized that knowledge was power. They of course, preferred to keep that power to themselves. Not much changes.
Now, let's return to Mexico.