I am confident that those who believe in belief are wrong. That is, we no more need to preserve the myth of God in order to preserve a just and stable society than we needed to cling to the Gold Standard to keep our currency sound.
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An interesting opinion piece questioning the fervency of religious "believers". If they are so confident in religion, why do they agitate so restlessly for it?
Interesting viewpoint, I agree that it is somewhat contradictory for those who proclaim to be most confident in religion to be the same ones who advocate against its erosion at any chance.
This article was amended on Thursday 16 July 2009. Moon-landing sceptics were referred to as “loonies”, contrary to the Guardian style guide. This has been ...