Living in the Bible belt, I can attest to the fact that religion is definitely harmful. Teaching people to discard critical thinking and scientific knowledge in favor of ancient mythology is a recipe for society-damaging ignorance. http://www.positivewordsthatstartwith.com/
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Christopher Hitchens WHOO LOVE THAT MAN
It's not even a risk.. everyone else is just so used to following everyone else or the media that they aren't even thinking for themselves anymore. So glad I never fell into that trap.
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Atheism, Religion, God is Imaginary, Hitchens. The gods that we've made are exactly the gods you'd expect to be made by a species that's about half a chromosome away from being a chimpanzee.
"The connection between stupidity and cruelty is a close one." Christopher Hitchens