Did Jesus of Nazareth walk the earth? There are good reasons to doubt Jesus’ historical existence – if not to think it outright improbable.
Over 25,000 organized religions flourish on this planet, but the followers of each think all the others are miserably misguided.
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.
Religion perpetuates ignorance in societies. It hinders humanity’s mental progression and, thus the quality of our lives, health and environments.