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...while it would take ages to finally abandon the preconceived notions of mythical beasts and the chauvinistic beliefs of superiority and difference. The detrimental side of these exchanges has almost become cliche, but it points to an emergent aspect of this society that was ill-prepared to deal with much of the pestilence that resulted: medicine was plagued by superstition and only nursed along by the teachings of ancients whose knowledge had managed to survive, but it was a science which was embarking on its on adventure of discovery that would help shape our ability to wage ware against our tiniest enemies, but many would suffer long before the journey had gotten very far. And medicine was not alone as many of the other technologies shared similar histories and found themselves at various states of advancement, from transportation to navigation to weaponry and more.
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