Religion is very practical when it somes to control and subordination. To have a selfproclaimed leader that can't die. That rules all natural laws. And demands love from the masses... and getting it, because if you dont love him there is eternal anguish... A leader that edicts love and compassion... yet rules with an iron fist of terror and threats. A leader that have a flock of...people dedicating their lives to spreading and forcing his rules and manipulative agenda on those who are free.
 
All this with a leader that never existed and will not ever exist. Thus this is the true and perfect dictatorship because their leader is never needed to answer for what "he" has done. And the brainwashed masses thinks that is just as how it was meant... The masses that glorifies their leader might as well instead of an "Ave Maria" raise their right arm and say "Hell Ceasar"...... or worse...... 

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Comment by Derek on May 30, 2011 at 8:39pm

Such an imaginary dictator could only come from the bawling infancy of our species. It still amazes me how people can claim, not only what god wants for them, but claim to know, in detail, god's innermost thoughts. How and why people pretend to know this is the real question.

Comment by Marcus Persius on May 30, 2011 at 8:57pm

Sadly.. that ancient fake figure-type still holds a firm grip on populations worldwide... so this mental disorder has been an ongoing epedemic for millenia. But one must also not forget some of the newer disorders that have surfaced... like scientology... it is possibly equally or even more screwed up then previous sects...

 

As long as the "infected" people do not see these stories as ridiculous... like they are they will blindly follow them...

 

I guess that in many cases one might speculate that if you brainwash a person that is vulnerable long and efficiently enough the mind and brain start to see and believe in someone that does not exist... similar to schizophrenia... but that is only a thought.. not facts.

Because facts is what will see to that all of mankind will rise up from the religious marsh... hopefully soon...

Comment by Doug Reardon on May 30, 2011 at 9:19pm
We are just an Idea in the mind of god!
Comment by Derek on May 30, 2011 at 10:05pm

Yes. If a concept like god is relentlessly hammered into one's head from birth, it is going to be hard to muster an intellectual defence.

 

What could combat the virus of faith as it is copied and passed on and on down the generations? One solution could be the teaching of the world religions to children, that is, teaching them as the mythologies that they are.

Comment by Marcus Persius on May 31, 2011 at 4:08am

In Sweden we have a near perfect solution.

The public schools are not allowed to "teach and preach" so they actually only teach about the mythology and impact thruogh history that religion has had instead of hammering beliefs into the childrens heads.

This has lead to that our country has a majority of non religious people. Yes there are still nutcases left, like a few christian schools and people.. and a minority of newer mental cases like Jehovas witnesses, muslims and even a few mormon missionaries från the US wandering around failing to attract more then the occasional fool.

 

We are probably going to have the minor religious groups for a long time since they are the more fanatic type.... but i still see it as progress. In time they will fade slowly until they are just as rational as the rest of us.

 

Sadly Scandinavia is rather lonely being one of the most secularized regions in the world. It would be nice to see more nations rise out of the fog and join us.

Comment by Marcus Persius on May 31, 2011 at 4:20am

@Doug

 

Yes that sums up pretty well what most religious people think... sadly that way of seeing it makes a lot of the shit people do "acceptable" because it is the will and mind of god that rules all... and on the other end it degrades personal achievments as it is gods will and not a persons ideas, talent and hard work that leads to new ideas, inventions or cultural pieces.

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