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Faith, Progress and Pinker’s Angels

How Violent Was the Past? The Violence of the Churches The Sins of the Crusaders Christians, Nazis and Communists How Safe Has Science Made the World?

In the second chapter of New Atheism: A Survival Guide I argue that:

Scientific progress could face severe practical obstacles.

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The Danger of Irreligion

See the accompanying article “The Dangers of Religion”

Human beings cannot decide if we will worship; we only decide what we will worship. This is the danger of irreligion. Every man realises that he is ephemeral, finite and limited; so each one has a hunger for significance, meaning and identity.

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Q: But Isn’t Religion the Root of All Evil? Part 3

Q: Didn’t Lenin, Stalin and Hitler lead religious movements?

A: Some of their propaganda was pseudo-religious. But they were totalitarians, who could not permit authority outside the state. Churches had to to be controlled or eliminated because they appealed to the authority of God.

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