Possible Cause of Fatal Destruction on Mankind
The industrial revolution was not carried out under the initiative of the Vatican.
The modern science and technologies have been developed outside the Vatican. The leading nations, the US and the UK, in this context has had no strong ties with the Vatican. Indeed in terms of the number of past Nobel Prize winners in natural science, the US is No.1 followed by the UK. But the two countries are not Catholic.
This suggests a significant matter: the modern science and technologies might not be blessed by God.
Or conversely, God might allow non-Catholic Christians to exist and grow so that they can develop the modern science and technologies, which the Vatican cannot do.
However, the question at issue is how much the modern science and technologies whose development has been led by non-Catholic Christian nations are blessed by God. If they are not blessed by God at all, since the Vatican cannot develop them, ultimately the modern science and technologies might destroy mankind.
In other words, does God like human beings to develop science and technology while leaving the teaching of God? Or does God overlook human beings to develop science and technology while they are paying less enthusiasm to learning of the word of God than they pay it to science and technology. God might not feel comfortable to see human beings pursuing development of science and technology not because it is an act of paying respect to God but because science and technology produce great wealth.
In most cases, driven by material desire, men are engaged in development of science and technology. Therefore, the Vatican cannot trigger the Industrial Revolution and win Nobel Prizes in natural science, at least.
In the early 16th century, Germany experienced the Protestant Reformation led by Martin Luther; around 1600, England established Anglican Church; around 1800, France carried out the French Revolution to separate the politics from religion or mostly the Catholicism, and the US got independent before the French Revolution even separating itself from the Anglican Church. In this way, the leading Western countries in science and technology all alienated the Vatican. Accordingly, they came to pursue science and technology without restriction imposed by the teaching of the Vatican.
However, they had pay big prices: the World War I and II. These world wars were fought with modern weapons produced by the modern science and technologies.
Even, the leading industrial nation in non-Christian countries Japan had been almost under no influence of the Vatican. Japanese could therefore develop modern science and technologies like Germany, England, France, and the US even before WWII, since Japan ended its centuries-long seclusion policy around 1850 to start modernization and Westernization.
In this context, the further nations alienated themselves from the Vatican in the modern era, the more they could develop the modern science and technology. So, we had better suspect that it might be Satan but not God that has been helping mankind develop modern science and technologies.
So, we might conclude that since Muslims are more pious or honest to God than the Western countries, including Japan, as well as China, they cannot develop science and technology on their own to a level comparable to the West.
As stocks of hi-tech companies bring great fortunes to people through Wall Street and other stock markets, corporations, engineers, and scientists are highly motivated for development of science and technology. They are not motivated by their faith in God. So, it is essentially a very dangerous situation.
That is why there is a strong possibility that the modern science and technologies might cause fatal destruction on mankind in the future.
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Mat 2:7 Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men, enquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.
Mat 2:8 And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also.