Religion is Silly Fairy Tales By James A. Haught Next time you pass a million-dollar church, remind yourself that it represents a goofy streak of humanity. Christian houses of worship symbolize the claim that God impregnated a virgin to produce his son Jesus as a half-divine half-human to live among people. But the doctrine of the trinity says God and Jesus are the same deity, which could mean that Jesus impregnated his own mother to make himself. Was that akin to divine incest? Thomas Jefferson wrote, in an 1823 letter to John Adams: "The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the supreme being as his father in the womb of a virgin, will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter." George Carlin called religion "the greatest bullshit story ever told." Thomas Edison said "religion is all bunk." Religion is fading swiftly in western democracies as generations grow more intelligent and educated. Already, fewer than half of Americans belong to a church, synagogue or mosque. Younger adults especially renounce supernaturalism. Read the rest ... https://www.opednews.com/articles/R...dence_People_Religion_Secular-210803-614.html I attended religious school as a child and they did try to indoctrinate me into this nonsensical propaganda through their thousands of years old fairy tales. In my case it was the Old Testament. Then I grew up. Religion is a tool used by the few to control the gullible masses. What else is like that? Government of course.