So What Do I Fear About Religion?

Just a short follow up from my previous post, I thought I’d make it clear that I am not free from fears, and nor do I claim to be. In fact the one thing that scares me the most is bad thinking. I have said it once and I’ll say it again, from bad information comes bad decisions. It is this that I fear from religion, because religion holds the mind back, and tells one to be happy with not understanding the world as it truly is. To this...

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So Much Religious Fear

The power of religion lies in the power of fear; fear of death, fear of the unknown, fear of people who are different, fear of God, and the fear that a lifetime of belief may in fact be wrong. Many religious folks might deny the last point, but I’ll get to what I mean by that in a minute. All people fear dying, but not all fear being dead. As Mark Twain is famous for saying “I was dead for millions of years before I was born and it...

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