The Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, and Modern Society

“Discussion Board:  The Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, and Modern Society
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During  the early modern world, scientists and enlightened “”men of letters””  began to apply the principles of reason and rationality to all aspects  of life, such as economics, politics, society, and art to name a few.
Part  1) How might contemporary society–our world today–benefit from the  advice of our enlightened ancestors? Please refer to one specific idea  from one specific thinker in Chapter 11 and explain how it could solve  one specific problem from contemporary society. No fewer than 300 words.