Religion is a particularly nasty subset of the patriarchal fabric of our society.  Most organized religions provide the justification for the continued male dominance in society.  I mean, if the notion of a Grand Ooga-Booga isn’t preposterous enough on its own, the fact that most of His divine commands and intuitions are tethered to a male centric point of view should be the icing on the cold cake of realization that GOB (so close, I know) is a entirely a fictitious being made up by us.

So, GOB is really just scared dudes talking to themselves.  This condition is not prone to produce much of anything useful (see the bible).  The grim offerings that do rise from this murky swamp though, surprisingly, reinforce pretty much all that is shitty about humanity.  Blind obedience, deference to authority, and of course the suspension of rationality when dealing with the world.

Bill Nye expounds on this notion in regards to Women and the deleterious bullshit they have to put up with when they are trying to make the right decision about their reproductive futures.

The take away from the video is this.  Your magic book and your pious feelings are not substitutes for facts.  Keep your magic in your head and stop fucking with women’s rights.

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