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The real reason religion is so powerful

Some religions promise heaven in the afterlife for loyal followers, and hell for sinners (I am specifically thinking of the biggest two, Christianity and Islam). This does get people to “stick” somewhat–but it is not the main reason why religion … Continue reading

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Is there a god?

What a loaded question! The word “god” assumes so much. What does “god” mean here? What meaning can we agree on for the word “god?” I prefer to phrase this question differently: are there powers and forces greater than us, … Continue reading

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