Which brings me to my next point: the push for scientific litteracy.
So, maybe I'm not wrong and people don't need religion. Religion is a lie, we all know that. No matter how comforting a lie is, it is still a lie, nonetheless. It's a crime to fill a flourishing childs head full of lies and false hopes. The world is a beautiful place without having to conjure up an 'invisible magic man living in the sky' (RIP George Carlin) to explain its beauty. That's what science is for. Religion and science are diametrically opposed to one another. Religion thrives on faith and ignorance, while science seeks a natural explanation and thrives on logic, reason, and evidence. Religion may have served its purpose in the past, but in the modern age it is just an antiquated hinderence to progress and prosperity. It is a divisive tool of control, and no longer serves a purpose in our society.
I believe our education system here in America is partly to blame for the