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. We have been lulled into ignoring just how strange and insupportable many of our religious beliefs are. How comforting would it be to hear the President of the United States assure us that almighty Zeus is on our side in our war on terrorism? The mere change of a single word in his speech—from God to Zeus—would precipitate a national emergency.
originally posted by: ypperst
I hope that, one day, all religions is gone.
Every single one of them.
But it wont ever happen, there is too many unsecure people on this planet. They need a religion to survive.
Such a shame. When all religion is gone, we can start a new better world.
originally posted by: dreamingawake
Sometimes I feel the same especially with the ones that are often used for nefarious purposes or have always been and or invented for. To say it's very sad how the major religions are played off for wars, used for control, etc.
Still, an imaginary atheist candidate passed the 50 percent threshold for the first time when Gallup asked the question in August 2011, so the trend is upward.
"I'm driven with a mission from God. God would tell me, 'George, go and fight those terrorists in Afghanistan.' And I did, and then God would tell me, 'George go and end the tyranny in Iraq,' and I did."