BTW they're still in the curriculum, akina krapf na Livingstone. In Japan, they met their match, all were eliminated. Tells you alot about them, hata leo, the Japanese are afraid of foreign religions such as Islam and Christianity and what they do to civilizations.
Many would rather believe in a 'prophet' or 'pastor' than facts.
Even Europe had to break away from the papacy in order to achieve the age of enlightenment and industrialization.
They are a means of neocolonialism...recently I read on the forum some people looking down on our traditional Agikuyu(and many other tribes) religious practices.