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Faith and superstition are not harmless

The importance of criticizing unjustified beliefs

What is faith?

What is superstition?

Why superstition is harmful

My modified version of the this trolley problem illustration.

“OK, some superstition is harmful, but not all! Astrology for example is harmless! We should only fight against harmful superstition.”

Why faith is harmful

Is there anything good about faith and superstition?

What should we do?

“It’s intolerant!”

“There will still be violence and suffering in the world!”

“It’s not pragmatic!”

“But there’s no point, you can’t reason somebody out of faith!”




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