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.
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Like the air we breathe, religion is everywhere. As far back as we have studied, probably to paleolithic times and our Neanderthal relatives, religion is part of the human consciousness, government, family, medicine, and human understanding of nature.
Religion dominates politics and governments in most the world in our time and all times in the past. Many of our families and workplaces and towns are saturated with religion. The better we understand religion, the better we know our world.
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.