The plain fact is, religion must die for mankind to live.
The hour is getting very late to be able to indulge inhaving key decisions made by religious people, by irrationalists, by those who would steer the ship of state not by a compass, but by the equivalent of reading the entrails of a chicken. George Bush prayed a lot about Iraq—but he didn’t learn a lot about it.
The only appropriate attitude for man to have about the big questions is not the arrogant certitude that is the hallmark of religion—but doubt.
Doubt is humble. And that’s what man needs to be, considering that human history is just a litany of getting shit dead wrong.
This is why rationale people—anti-religionists—m
If you belonged to a political party or a social club that was tied to as much bigotry, misogyny, homophobia, violence, and sheer ignorance as religion is, you’d resign in protest. To do otherwise is to be an enabler; a mafia wife with the true devils of extremism that draw their legitimacy from the billions of their fellow travelers.
If the world does come to an end . . . or if it limps into the future, decimated by the effects of a religious inspired nuclear terrorism, let’s remember what the real problem was: that we learned how to precipitate mass death, before we got past the neurological disorder of wishing for it.
That’s it: grow up – or die.