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What makes religion stick around in a world that should have grown out of it long ago?

What makes religion stick around in a world that should have grown out of it long ago?

Fear:

                People fear death, people fear opposing their friends and family, and people fear being alone and having to fend for themselves in such a big, bad world.  Religion exists because in a time with very little explanation for why things were the way they were, people began making up stories to try to explain it all.  As human knowledge and scientific discoveries began…

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Added by Lisa Lark on December 29, 2011 at 2:06am — 8 Comments

My Journey to Atheism, and a view into a 'good' church experience

I am a 21-year-old college student, and I have been atheist for about 4-5 years now.  I was raised christian, going to a presbyterian church from the time I was born until now (my mom often makes me go when I'm home for breaks...especially around christmas).  Church was a big part of my life every week, and my mom was even one of the sunday school teachers.  Many people become atheist because they had a bad experience with an overbearing, boring, or just plain rediculous church.  I, however,…

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Added by Lisa Lark on November 13, 2011 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

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