Theism Is Its Own Worst Enemy
Putting it as concisely as possible: Yes, theism is absolutely evil and there is no fact-based argument for theism without doing away with logic completely and hanging on to "faith" in the implausible and seemingly non-existent. I will say, however, I find religious belief to be a pillar of psychology, but the preaching of theistic religion to others as if your ignorance was the answer over everyone else's is regressive. God and the existence of Gods are not provable concepts, and I'd put my life on them never being provable or, at the most, being proven not to exist.
Interpretation Is Deception
Let's start out with some examples of things regularly "interpreted" out or simply ignored for the sake of continuing to preach lies, despite these things allegedly being written by men who spoke to God or angels. I'll be using , and the international study bible for direct references. the Quran
Christianity: "You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination." Leviticus 18:22
"If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them." Leviticus 20:13
It is safe to say that Christianity, their God, calls for the murder of homosexuals. This is regularly argued against, despite the bible never saying to disregard the old testament, by saying the old testament is negligible and no longer applies. The supposed teachings of their God no longer apply, according to most Christians....
Islam: "And if two of you commit it, then hurt them both; but if they turn again and amend, leave them alone, verily, God is easily turned, compassionate." Sura 4:21
"And when the forbidden months have passed, kill the idolaters wherever you find them and take them prisoners, and beleaguer them, and lie in wait for them at every place of ambush. But if they repent and observe Prayer and pay the Zakat, then leave their way free. Surely, Allah is Most Forgiving, Merciful." Sura 9:5
So I'm not even getting into taqiyya here, but these strangely prove that Islam is more peaceful than Christianity. Nonetheless, permitting murder and hurting others in the name of Allah should the need arise, even calling for the torture of homosexuals who will not turn from homosexuality. If we went into the complex topic of taqiyya, we'd really start to point out the hypocrisy of interpretation versus reality.
I could go on and on, ad nauseam, with quotes from religious texts that are regularly interpreted against the original intentions of the writers whom these same believers feel were passed down by God himself. I could even go to Hinduism, Judaism, Mormonism, etc. but in doing so I'd be repeating the same dogmatic nonsense over and over, just repeated in a different way.
As a writer who has assisted in creating and establishing the tenets of newfound religions not born of theism, I can tell you that I never want my words to be interpreted away from because I put in a lot of work to ensure my words were timeless. Yet, the theists will often claim that the alleged words from God, the ones that his supposed prophets wrote down for all to learn, the words that also say you will go to hell if you don't follow them, are totally open to interpretation and revision. Do you really think God, the all-knowing, all-powerful, all-present, would force others to write this stuff down and tell you to follow it under threat of death and eternal suffering if he wanted you to rewrite it against its own principles?
God is allegedly a much higher power than I am, yet I worked much harder than he did in establishing timeless tenets such as acceptance and understanding for everyone regardless of their personal choices. This is just further proof of God being non-existent, or at least willfully absent, though it is most accurate to say theistic religion is just manipulating human gullibility and emotion to sway them to something not in their favor.
Manipulating the Traumatized
Just like with con-artists targeting the most vulnerable, you will never see more conversions happen than in the times people are suffering the most. Theists are like leeches that thrive on the weak and disenfranchised, quick to swarm with their teachings of God any time someone is down in the dumps. This is doubly the case when the person refuses to believe in God, and rather than recognizing their supposed benevolent God isn't already helping these people, they promise that if the sufferer accepts God they will see a difference.
When I was being groomed by a pedophile, where was God? When I saw the lifeless bodies of children mangled in concrete rubble, where was God? When I helped to clear out a sex trafficking den full of children, some whose insides had been pulled out due to sexual abuse and then left to rot, where was God?
Every situation I faced the theists were there preaching their drivel, yet I saw no God nor Gods there. I felt no warmth and love, nor did I see a bright future for the many who later died of their traumas. Why would you follow a supposed God or set of Gods who allows things like this to happen, a God or Gods whom allow their own creations to do such things to one another without any provable consequence?
Your silly God(s) can't undo the trauma they allowed to occur, and more suffer only to die than non-existent Gods could ever help and save.
Keep God Absent
The concepts of deities within theism help to propagate more evil than they solve, allowing deities to be used as a scapegoat more often than they are actually present to bring justice; because let's face it, God doesn't ever deliver justice on earth, humans are left with that task. Just as humans are left with the task of carrying out justice, they are left to preach the existence of God(s) in their absence, and it is inarguable that this creates more arguments than it does constructive conversations.
So, in the spirit of God's willful absence, you should leave them that way; they obviously don't wish to reveal themselves to the world unless they are going to let it get destroyed like it says in most religious texts. In lieu of a physical God, teach nothing but kindness, mindfulness, acceptance, and understanding. Surely your absent God(s) would rather you teach their principles to everyone without dogmatic nonsense, rather than their existence they wish to keep a mystery anyways. You can't continue to argue in favor of a being who does not wish to prove themselves, unless you like to subjugate others without any real evidence like theism often preaches that you should do.
Thus, we come to the conclusion that theism is inherently evil, favoring lies and subjugation for the purpose of the teachings and power of men over God(s). Theism teaches you to discriminate, murder, take spiritual punishment into your own hands, and manipulate others through dishonesty as you call it faith and interpretation. Leave the business of God to God, he is omnipotent and can spread his teachings himself if he wants.
We are better off learning to rely on one another in the seeming absence of God, than we are arguing about whether or not the ignorant teachings of men on behalf of God are even relevant. If we support one another in all we do, working toward a healthier future for our communities, then we are living up to all the good in religion without ever having to argue the evil.
Worship the literal concept of God(s) on your own time, stop pressing it on others as if you could be even marginally correct.