Ludwig Whitby wrote:Recently I've started to think that by rejecting religion we've thrown away the baby together with the bathwater. With that in mind, a more mystical worldview would probably make life a bit brighter and alleviate our dark thoughts. As he says, the fact that the Earth revolves around the Sun doesn't mean that we can't think of every sunrise as a miracle, or a God who sits 'behind' the world and joyfully recreates this phenomenon for us and for himself each day.
Religious delusions will always be available for people who feel that the delusions improve their life. It's not like ideas can be destroyed.