These inventions could change religion and governments in very diffrent ways but both with a negative outcomes for their side. Typically what we have seen in religion is a shift against the original belief. This is obviously a problem for religion because not only does the claims become false but it shifts their believers too. Progress and ” innovation… a new development that threatened the very existing order in a detrimental way” (Johnston, p. 221). “A new way of thinking about the system of life on the planet” (Johnston, p. 129) alao effects the government. Example coal, we know burning coal is bad for the planet but the goverment wants to continue to do so because it makes big money for many of the people in power. I understand going cold turkey isn’t good and we couldnt handle it but leaning off with our alternatives like solar power would be a great in my view great
I don’t believe johnston really brings anything new to the table in my eyes but on page 229 be dose list some problems that in twine social and political affairs.