Without religion, divisions would blur with passing generations; children would adapt to new times, mingle, intermarry, forget ancient wounds.
Religion is always in the control business, and that’s something people don’t really understand. It’s in a guilt-producing control business.
Reading the Bible more often has some liberalizing effects, or at least makes the reader more prone to agree with liberals on certain issues.
We are collectively realizing that the costs of our religious mental inventions are, increasingly, too high a price for humanity to pay.
The similarities between the stories and characters in the Bible and those from previous mythologies are both undeniable and well-documented.
Many fanatical Christians are unable to accept historical events and insist on altering history in order to fit their religious version of events.
#1 It’s not persecution when scientists agree on the origin of the universe and human life and those facts conflict with religious tales.
While this finding doesn’t disprove God, it does show that the translators of the Bible didn’t get a finalized product the first go around.
Religion perpetuates ignorance in societies. It hinders humanity’s mental progression and, thus the quality of our lives, health and environments.
Today we have more than just the “In God We Trust” motto to worry about it when it comes to separation of church and state.