The problem of confirmation bias. The greatest harm that religion has done in the last 100 years is hamper public education in science literacy.
The amount of data not released because it proves religion to be a cultural affection in moderation and mental illness beyond that.
why does religion persist?? social discrimination and shunning, fear of exclusion and mostly, fear of death. It is false comfort at best and flim flam snake oil selling cures for imaginary ills in reality – which is at worst.
Religion is money for nothing and your altar boys for free.
Germ Theory, means it’s a framework to explain a range of observed phenomen. Stop praying and stop throwing virgins into volcanos. There are no gods to be mad or pleased with you.
there is no magic dirt….