Under the leadership of Western Civilization, sometimes referred to as Christian Civilization, from 1800 to 2020, the number of humans on Earth multiplied about nine times because there was more food through technologies such as genetic engineering and artificial fertilizers. It was possible to house, clothe and feed people to keep up with soaring populations. Total human consumption of energy (see Edison’s invention of the light bulb) increased about twenty-five times.
Yes, Jesus had bequeathed to people not only a more advanced civilization, but a more advanced social structure that made these things possible. Genius needs an environment.
I am happy I had the schooling I did, and the parents and friends, for whom I thank God, for I prospered.