Nontheists understand that religion is wrong. We discuss religions, rant about them, and fight them. Do we understand them? The goal of here is to learn about religions, how they developed, what they beleive, what makes them tick.
Latest Activity: Dec 25, 2013
The impact of religion is pervasive. Religion flavors all aspects of human life. Religion has influenced human evolution for thousands of years.
Just as we learn about chemistry, biology, and psychology, learning about religion helps us understand ourselves as a species, and how we came to be who we are. That understanding may also help us understand how to function in a world where the majority of humans continue to be religious.
Intro to "Getting Religion" - what the group is about.
Here is a link that summarizes the 43 biggest religious or religious belief systems, in the world today. This is the "Big Religion Chart".
To me, religions are like science fiction. I like the worlds of Battlestar Galactica, and Star Trek, and X-Files, and I like reading about Zoroastrianism, Aztec cosmology, and Catholic papal intrigues.