What do you think about religion?
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I think it provides a foundation for a successful society. Every successful society throughout history has been rotted and directed with a religion and deep belief in God. When we compare this to our contrary examples of societies built on atheism, we have North Korea, the Soviet Union, China (which holds the majority of the worlds atheists although declining). Religion forces one to re-evaluate individualism and strive for the community.
People always misunderstood what morality is... Christianity doesn't say that atheists don't have morals. In fact many of them can have morals, but this is because Chistianity believes everyone was made in Gods image with the moral law written on their hearts. Outside of that, there is only relativism which differs between one persons opinion to another with no objective standard of good. So atheists can be moral in the sense that they inherit it from God... they just can't justify it rationally from within their worldview.
There's this and the fact that if religion, specifically Christianity didn't exist. It's very unlikely that we'd have developed as we are or at all. There would be no basis for reason and logic and no reason to pursue science as a discpline if we don't believe in God.
Its fascinating that those that also consider it a "bad" thing do so on the supposed objective principle of truth that there apparently is an objective standard which is ironically inconsistent with their own worldview.
There's also the fact that if atheism is true... it undermines its own logic. As Dawkins put it, "We're nothing more than molecules in motion, dancing to the tune of our DNA", there is no such thing as free will. Actually any act of supposed condemnation (to no standard of application) would be completely justified and the act of killing is philosophically no different from splitting a grape fruit in half. In either case from a materialist worldview, in both cases it is simple rearranging the atoms of the universe, in both cases of no value or worth or meaning,0