Reason – logical thinking by intelligent minds – proves clearly that the compassionate, all-powerful god of religion cannot exist.
Around the world, there’s a clear pattern: Strong religion produces judgmental attitudes. Fundamentalists are quick to condemn.
Will much of Christianity be transformed into jerking, howling, swooning congregations who utter incoherent sounds?
For century after century after century, the Christian church had designated the people to be despised: the religious believers called Jews.
We’re entering a new Secular Age when magical supernatural beliefs cannot be swallowed by educated modern people.
Why is religion – which universally teaches love, forgiveness and brotherhood – entwined in so much murder and hate around the world?
Church attendance is down; supernatural beliefs are down. Perhaps 50 million U.S. adults now ignore organized religion.
When religion is the ruling force in a society, it produces horror. The stronger the supernatural beliefs, the worse the inhumanity.
The problem of evil doesn’t disprove God’s existence - it merely proves that He cannot be both all-controlling and all-merciful.
For freethinkers, the message of the Cristero War is clear: religion is dangerous and laced with the potential for violence.