Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it. (God Is not Great)
If religious instruction were not allowed until the child had attained the age of reason, we would be living in a quite different world. (from his book, God Is Not Great)
Excellent article! Only one I would add to that (one of my favourites):
"Take the risk of thinking for yourself, much more happiness, truth, beauty, and wisdom will come to you that way."
- Christopher Hitchens
I agree, Kyle. Thanks for the comment.
Thanks for the link.