Are Your Shorts Biblical Enough?
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Or how about it’s because religion is utter bollocks…?! Gods were invented before science because people needed explanations for natural phenomena. This is the 21st century, we have science now and, from what I can see, religion preaches nothing but hate, bigotry, avarice, and greed; it’s a sin to be gay, it’s a sin to believe that we share a common ancestor with other great apes, it’s a sin to vaccinate, it’s a sin to… well, fuck that, I’m a humanist. An agnostic, atheistic, anti-theistic, humanist.

It’s a sin to be anything other than white and straight, is the message from the American evangelical church but, somehow, it’s not a sin to deny kids access to life-saving medicine, or to subject them to horrific faith-healing or exorcism rituals, the vast majority of which prove to be fatal.

Religion (of the Xian variety) is the sole preserve of rich, white people – most of whom are men – how many pastors are listed in America’s 100 Richest…? Xians give zero fucks for the starving – unless it’s to send them a shoebox with a few packets, tins – oh and a bible bearing the message ‘Jesus is the greatest gift of all, if you put your trust in him, he will nourish you forever’ – what kinda sick fuck sends a message like that to a 5-year-old kid who’s no idea if they’ll eat tomorrow…?! (That’s rhetorical, by the way, the British Humanist Association is already urging schools not to support Operation Xmas Child this year, as it has done ever since its – the BHA’s – inception).

It also cares very much if they’re gay, too, of course, supporting homophobic regimes in Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, and Ghana.

Fuck Religion.

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