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The Heresy of Science

Are we mere animals? Word spreads that natural philosophers are conceiving theories regarding the providence of life itself. To imagine that men and beasts might've shared common ancestors would be an affront to many, and cause a revolution in the way the people view themselves. These theories could undermine the realm's official faith -- and by extension, your authority. What is your position on this matter?

Choices :
Forbid

These ideas are self-evidently falsehoods, and need to be vanquished.

  • Modifies the Social axis towards Tradition
  • Forces choice "Literalism" for Civics "Scientific Facts"
Embrace

We must recognize the progress we can make by adopting these ideas.

  • Modifies the Social axis towards Progress
  • Forces choice "Compatibilism" for Civics "Scientific Facts"
Dispute

Even though we accept scientific facts, some questions must be considered beyond science.

  • Modifies the Social axis towards Tradition
  • Fanatical on AllMyCities for -1
Embrace

Our stance on these matters is already clear. We must not fear where these truths lead us.

  • Modifies the Social axis towards Progress
  • Learning on AllMyCities for -1
Welcome

Though we have elevated holy words, a certain fluidity in its interpretation is the beneficial path.

  • Modifies the Social axis towards Progress
  • Learning on AllMyCities for -1
Disavow

We will not break our traditions. Humans are fallible, only holy words can guarantee eternal truths.

  • Modifies the Social axis towards Tradition
  • Fanatical on AllMyCities for -1