Imagine a world without Religion & describe it in 3 bullet points...
* Religion of supernatural is replaced by a religion of natural (aka science).
* All wars become trade wars (aka, what it is now—but more transparent).
* Morality comes from philosophy rather than scripture (aka, more-or-less the same)
It's a good idea to universalize religion with a Unitarian, post-modern, inter-faith belief-system, but humans won't outgrow their need to understand what we can never be understood anytime soon. We'll always have religion—whether we call it a religion or not!
Daniel J Neumann is pretty well spot on. I can recall a friend of mine saying to me many years ago, that if two little children were marooned on a deserted island (Blue Lagoon type setting) they would still grow up in awe of their surroundings and...pretty soon...would be worshipping something as God.
If you call that religion, all well and good. It is those who try put in place the machinery of how we should worship, what is right and what is wrong; it is from these our problems come, it seems to me. I've long been of the opinion that the more dogmatically religious a person is, the more dangerous they are.
Well they have pretty much taken religion out of schools.
What do they have now?
by Alina-Cristina 2 years ago
How would our world be like without religion?Would humans be able to find inside a moral compass to guide them towards good?
by pisean282311 7 years ago
would world without religion but with moral teaching without using religion be better place to live or do you think it would be worst ?..
by Elizabeth 5 years ago
What do you think a world without religion would look like? Would it be better or worse? How?
by Knight6 6 years ago
what do you think the world would be like without religion and why?this question is for all believers and nonbelievers
by Thomas Byers 5 years ago
Would The World be A Better Place With Out Religion?I see all the fighting over Jesus and religion and I often wonder if the world wouldn't be a better place with out religion. After all no one has ever proved that God exists have they? What do you think?
by mariexotoni 22 months ago
I am an atheist surrounded by family and friends who practice Christianity.A lot of atheists say that the world would be a better place without religion.. I can understand why they say that. But, for some people- I feel like they need religion for their own sanity/happiness. It has been around for...
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