In the name of religion

All organized religion is innately abusive in its demands for subjugation, particularly for women.

“It is said that peace is the basic tenet of all religion. Yet it is in the name of religion that there has been so much disturbance, bloodshed and persecution. It is indeed a pity that even at the close of the twentieth century we’ve had to witness such atrocities because of religion. Flying the flag of religion has always proved the easiest way to crush to nothingness human beings as well as the spirit of humanity.” Taslima Nasrin

Adolf Hitler was very vocal about being Christian and that his movement was a Christian movement.

“There’s nothing worse who thinks he’s right with god.” – Captain Mal Reynolds

As a Métis woman originally from the Pontiac region, I truly struggle with the damage that was done to the Native people of so many countries in the name of religion.

“They came with a bible and their religion, stole our land, crushed our spirit and now they tell us we should be thankful to their lord for being saved.” – Pontiac (c.1718-1769)

In fact, research claims that religious terrorism is on the rise. Research also shows that religious terrorism is more violent and deadly than secular counterparts.

“Honestly, is it just me or is the human race armed with religion poisoned by prejudice and absolutely frantic with hatred and fear galloping back to the middle ages.” – Blacklist S3:E4



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