For some, faith in a god can be a source of private happiness—and a mechanism that provides easy answers to life’s difficult questions. A society does not need faith to flourish, but as long as any irrational belief takes an internal, non-authoritarian framework, the faithful should be left alone in their choice. But when this faith takes a public, invasive form, it should be suppressed with an equal and opposite reaction from the cumulative voices of reason. Without the voice of reason, society is doomed to follow one brutish form of belief after another.
The Meat of the Matter is a blog dedicated to being one voice of reason, and exposing the fallacies and dangers of Christianity in America, from the perspective of someone who used to be a Christian.
This blog had a “General” theme until November of 2008. So any older posts you read may seem off-topic.
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