This entire thread is in itself a study in confirmation bias.
Reality is what it is. But how can humans interpret reality? Mysticism? Magic? Deities? These things leave us committing infanticide, destroying tigers for their penis, and teaching creationism in schools. Science is as all things humans create and thus will be flawed and subject to the failings of humanity. But science is the one way we can translate and understand reality.
Yes, it is ok to appreciate and admire classic European culture. Yes, vikings ate meat. No, humans didn't live nearly as long then. Yes, meat correlates with cancer. No, that doesn't mean eating meat shames your viking ancestors or is part of the attack on Eternal Values, whatever the fuck those are.