Why their was fear due to the spreading print technology through out the world ?

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answered Jan 25 by manish56 Pro (167 points)
• Many people used print to criticize existing practices and campaigned for reform. These debates were carried out in public and in print.  Printed tracts and newspapers not only spread the new ideas, but they shaped the nature of the debate.

• Printed religious literature stimulated a variety of interpretations of faith, even among the little educated working class in the early 16th century. Menocchio, an Italian miller, reinterpreted the Bible in a way that enraged the Roman Catholic Church. Such instances worried the Church about people reading the various interpretations of the religion and questioning the Church.

• Print popularized the ideas of enlightened thinkers on traditions, superstitions and despotism.

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