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The fact that religions can be so shamelessly dishonest, so contemptuous of the intelligence of their adherents, and still flourish does not speak very well for the tough-mindedness of the believers. But it does indicate, if a demonstration were needed, that near the core of the religious experience is something remarkably resistant to rational inquiry. Carl Sagan

Is God a Moron?

I quite often find myself at odds with the Christian faith, which in reality is a multiplicity of faith communities with no united viewpoint, which was pointed out by a colleague who I consider an authority. I’m quite sure that if I lived in the Middle East, I’d find myself at odds with the Muslim faith. In general, religions perceive an all-knowing God whose teachings must be followed. I’ve always had difficulty putting my convictions into illogical gibberish, and I […]