The Last Word

(Canscene) — By the famous Richard Dawkins, quoted by Sam Harris in his book The End of Faith.
“The human psyche has two great sicknesses: the urge to carry vendetta across generations and the tendency to fasten group labels on peoples rather than see them as individuals. Abrahamic religion gives strong sanctuary to both and mixes explosively with both. Only the willfully blind could fail to implicate the divisive force in most, if not all, of the violent enmities in the world today. Without a doubt it is the prime aggravator of the Middle East. Those of us who for years have politely concealed our contempt for the dangerously collective delusion of religion need to stand up and speak out. Things are different now.”

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