Religion And Its Impact On Religion

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“We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.” (Dawkins 6). This essay is not going to be about whether or not god is real, but instead it is going to focus on religion and its followers. Religion has existed for thousands and thousands of years. Likewise, there are thousands of very different religions all over the world. Religion has slowly attached itself like a parasite into societies everyday life. It has connected and comforted many people over the years, but is religion actually useful anymore? The answer to that is a definite no. Religions have fought for years attempting to establish their dominance over one another and mankind. If religion was to disappear forever, then the world would find itself in a state of bliss.
Arguments for
The first and most important point for curing the world of religion would be the massive decline in wars and pointless deaths. When someone turns on the television today the news is filled with talk about ISIS. Many Americans believe that they are a joke and are nothing to be feared, but in reality they are the biggest threat to modern society. As the New York Observer explains in one of their newspaper articles,
“The conquest of Iraq and Syria and of a few other countries in the Levant is a big deal as far as the West is concerned, but it pales in comparison to ISIS’ true objectives, which is no less than conquering the entire world and to converting it into an
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