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As a non-expert citizen, my basic claim is this: Religion is nonsense. Often it is dangerous nonsense.
The late American writer Kurt Vonnegut observed “say what you will about the sweet miracle of unquestioning faith. I consider the capacity for it terrifying.” I agree.
The common religious belief in a “supreme being” is a psychological and social construction.
Religion is made up, an invention given credibility simply because a lot of people agree with it.