How many *millions* of people have died in the name of some invisible sky fairy? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Tony Silver - Kopenhagen
    • 10.09.10 | 23:16 (IDT)

    More endorphins please: Religion erodes democracy. Religion enflames ethnic tensions. Religion is triumphalistic. Religion encourages war. Religion is a symptom of a brain dysfunction caused by a high degree of survival anxiety. Religion is pathological. A symbolic attempt by the brain to regulate it’s own chemistry (more endorphins please?) but it tolerates all kinds of delusional behavior and rewards the most extreme acting out. This kind of nitpicking nonsense has no place in the contemporary world.

    from the article: U.S. pastor reconsiders cancelling Koran burning after 'lied to' by N.Y. imam
    First published 05:39 10.09.10 | Last updated 05:39 10.09.10
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