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The Death of American Religion

Michael160 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 2:39 PM
The princples of humanism, of treating others as you yourself would be treated, are far more reliable pillars for ethical behavior than the commands of God, which are often quite violent and contradictory, as transmitted through the scriptures and priests. A man who has his own ethical sense based on empathy and love is far more reliable than a man who refrains from evil acts simply because he fears Gdo's wrath, because such a man is only waiting for a religous authority to give him an exemption so he can do all the evil things he really wants to do.

In the aftermath of the re-election of President Barack Obama, conservatives searched the heavens and the earth for answers. Some suggested that Mitt Romney lost because Republicans didn't reach out more to Latino voters; some suggested that Romney lost because his "get out the vote" system fell apart on Election Day. Romney himself said that he lost because President Obama separated voting groups with particularly calibrated "gifts" designed to curry their favor.

In truth, Mitt Romney lost for the same reason that traditional marriage lost on Election Day: America is becoming a less religious country. And that bodes ill...