posted on Sep, 16 2013 @ 01:40 AM
It's very difficult to imagine a world without folk-lore.
I'm not overly impressed with religion, I mean, way up the pros and cons - has it been worth holding onto?
Sure, great good things have come of it, but so have great terrible things (and both continues).
But all in all, my thoughts? : It probably wouldn't matter one way or the other.
There are two «choices» (simplifying)
1. No religion/folk-belief
No matter which one, there is still one constant: human.
I think we've proved too many times that it matters not the creed we choose, we are «good» or «bad».
The real problem is not entirely a religious one, but an institutional one; religious, political, cultural, racial, ie the bonds that separate us
(where personally, and I'm sure the majority would agree, we'd rather look past and rather embrace than damn each-other.).
So to simplify, the problem is; non-acceptance of those who are different than us.
This just leaves our approach to «true» morality, I guess (?). (think: stoning, jihad's, the gay and abortion issue, the issue of degrees of
Oh ye can of worms! How shall we treat thee?