Have you heard of Enlightenment?

According to a random online dictionary:
A philosophical movement of the 18th century that emphasized the use of reason to scrutinize previously accepted doctrines and traditions and that brought about many humanitarian reforms.

If you then go to the wikipedia entry and scrutinize accepted doctrines and traditions, you can see how dualistic the entry is.

Its purpose was to reform society using reason (rather than tradition, faith and revelation) and advance knowledge through science. It promoted science and intellectual interchange and opposed superstition, intolerance and some abuses by church and state.
Does a movement truly need to support this and oppose that?
Can a movement not go upward rather than right or left?
Is the entry Separatist propaganda?

DISCLAIMER: I'll be using Separatist to indicate the psychological preference for adversarially structured social interactions and institutions from here on out.

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