During the 1400s, the Inquisition shifted its focus toward witchcraft, and the next 300 years witnessed a bizarre orgy of religious delusion.
All measures to thwart the degradation and destruction of our ecosystem will be useless if we do not cut population growth.
Our children, descendants, and successors are entitled to our best efforts in their behalf for progress, civilization, and a better world to live in.
The priest, Diego de Landa, wiped out all knowledge of the written language, and nearly destroyed the spoken language too.
If the Catholic Church is not the only important opposition to population growth control, it is, at least, the most significant opposition.
Thomas Paine was one of the intellectual heroes. As long as free government exists he will be remembered, admired and honoured.
Listed are only events that solely occurred on command of church authorities or were committed in the name of Christianity.
The church likes to pretend that “only a few hundred thousand” were murdered, but secular sources estimate as many as nine million.
Working on the Sabbath: “Whosoever doeth any work in the Sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.” Exodus 31:15
How long would religion last if there was no special profit in it for those who carry on religious propaganda?