Is Science Too Hard to Understand? Try Religion

Is Science Too Hard to Understand? Try Religion

Disclaimer: If you are easily offended and in any way devoted to the Christian faith, I suggest not reading this.

Atheism is the rejection of belief in the existence of deities. In other words, it is thinking for yourself. Despite popular belief, I am truly in support of religious freedom and respect all religions until they begin negatively affecting others. 

Based on my own personal experiences, Christians have used their self-help book to not only revoke basic human rights from citizens, but they’ve also murdered people in the name of it. Christianity instills fear into the minds of those who participate in it.

Despite your creed, more people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than anything else, and that is repulsive. 

If I were to spend one day doing absolutely anything I desired, I would put an end to Christianity. Regardless of who you speak to, Christianity is always going to trace back to one item in particular, and that is my favorite fictional book: the Bible. 

It’s typically the most recommended book by Atheists because it is pure boredom laced with ridiculousness. I stand in awe of the all-time novel of false promises and exaggerated claims. 

Not only has this book convinced people that an invisible man is living in the sky watching all of our actions without exception, but it’s also convinced people that if they don’t follow his list of rules, they’ll be sent beneath the ground to a place of outer darkness where you’ll know nothing besides pain, suffering, burning, choking, screaming, and eternal agony…but he loves you with all his heart. 

Nowhere in these commandments is there a condemnation of slavery, genocide, child molestation, or cruel treatment of homosexuals or non-human animals, but it does suggest that a wife is the property of the husband.

Not only is the Bible misogynistic, egocentric, homophobic, and riddled with contradictions, but the entire religion itself radiates sexual misery. Until I reached the age of reason, I also believed in this god that lacked legitimacy—and in his insanity. 

I tolerate the simple fact that certain beings rely on religion as a safe haven or a permanent comfort zone. Certainly, there is nothing wrong with seeking help when it is needed. There is nothing wrong with being devoted to a deity—until it begins harming another human being. 

Over the past several centuries, Christianity has assisted in actions ranging from the prevention of homosexual marriages to taking millions of innocent lives over the past several centuries. By dedicating themselves to science, some human beings have flown to the moon. 

By devoting themselves to religious text, others have flown into buildings. If God were truly genuine in existence, why would he allow so many false religions to flourish? 

You have millions of people who feign the existence of another father and pray to someone who does not exist. 

What you don’t see are people praying for anything that actually requires a supernatural force. Christians don’t pray for the life of the deceased to be reinstated, for an amputee to have a limb restored, or to have the capability to fly. 

They know just as much as we do that prayer doesn’t actually work, which is why they only use it in situations that will inevitably produce a positive outcome. 

Christians follow the rules in the Bible because they fear a sinister afterlife. Yet if they so fear what will happen to them once they are six feet below the ground, why do they stand oblivious to so many rules? Since when were we granted the ability to deregulate such a sacred book? 

For example, John 6:27 says, “Don’t work to obtain food.” Regardless of what an ancient fictional book discloses, it’s beyond the limits of the possibility to live in this world without working to obtain food. Matthew 6:19-20 says not to save money or become wealthy. 

These two rules are strikingly humorous, considering that many Bible-thumping people are disgustingly rich and act lackadaisically toward anyone below them. Yet caring for the less needy sounds like something Jesus would do if he had actually existed. 

Luke 6:30 says, “If someone steals from you, don’t try to get it back.” If this one is sincerely accurate, and we are not supposed to seek out those who did us wrong, then why did America’s Founding Fathers ever establish a government in the first place? 

Matthew 5:28 says not to have sexual urges. If humans weren’t supposed to have sexual urges and sex was strictly made for reproductive purposes, then why does a woman’s body have a clitoris containing over eight thousand sensory nerve endings that don’t rest? 

If this is surely sinful, then why, in some cultures, when a girl is wearing less than a sleeping bag or a snowsuit, is she requesting rape? According to this mindset, men are incapable of controlling themselves around even the most pre-pubescent girls whose thighs are showing. 

It doesn’t matter if they’re five or seventeen, as long as the rapist knows he can overpower his victim. If we are prohibited from having sexual urges, then it is absurd to ever blame a victim of rape because the man himself should’ve felt remorseful for even becoming aroused, let alone towards a child. 

It doesn’t even matter if you believe it was the victim’s fault because according to the Bible, the woman must then marry her rapist: “If a man happens to meet a virgin who is not pledged to be married and rapes her and they are discovered, he shall pay her father fifty shekels of silver. 

He must marry the young woman, for he has violated her. He can never divorce her as long as he lives” (Deuteronomy 22:28-29). 

Except she can’t marry him because we must stone her for having sex out of wedlock, according to Deuteronomy 22:21. I suppose the woman must’ve been asking for the rocks, too. Out of the limitless controversies defended by the Bible, one specifically hinders me deeply. 

Those who are “pro-life” (and anti-woman) persistently use a nonexistent god as an excuse to oppose the expulsion of a fetus. Somehow, they believe a fetus is a human being and argue for the sanctity of life. The only people to ever argue the sanctity of life are those who are alive. 

This is self-worth, and a rather biased opinion if you ask me. If babies who pass away at birth are automatically granted access to heaven, is life truly meaningful at all? 

Some “pro-lifers” foolishly presume that life begins when the sperm fertilizes the egg moments after ejaculation—assuming the man isn’t wearing a condom because they also believe contraceptives are a sin. 

These people must have failed to ever read a science textbook (if they had, they’d be Atheists) because they are unaware that it can take up to a week for the fertilized egg to implant in the uterus. 

Considering that they are also against sex education, they must be naive to the fact that a woman releases fertilized eggs that didn’t make it to the uterus during her period. 

Are they implying that every woman to ever have a period is a murderer and going straight to hell? When a man masturbates, over 180 million sperm can be released upon ejaculation. Are that 180 million abortions, all in the hands of a man? 

How are they against abortion clinics but completely content with a man wiping those millions of potential doctors, lawyers, politicians, teachers, or fascists onto a napkin only to flush it down the toilet? 

Taking this into consideration, masturbation must be outlawed, and I cannot even imagine the fate of sperm banks. 

There is no conventional argument against abortion, and those who use the Bible to fight it lack common sense. Some will argue that the answer to bad religion is good religion. 

Personally, I do not believe in good religion, but I do think the expulsion of Christianity would generate an optimistic path for the future. 

Unfortunately, there will always be some that restrict themselves to Christianity, but there will always be open-minded secular humanists fighting back at them. While some will continue to preach “God bless America,” I will continue to fight for a godless America.


By Macey Hickman, contributor

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