Pharyngula

I want to be Paula Kirby when I grow up

Ah, that feels so good…Paula Kirby really cut loose on the believers yesterday. The topic was the compatibility of religion and freedom—they’re about as compatible as religion and science.

Religion claims to set its followers free, while all the time holding them in thrall and insisting they kiss the hand of their jailer. There can be no true freedom so long as religion still keeps the human mind in shackles.

You really must read the whole thing. It’s probably not a good idea to do it at work, though, because afterwords you’ll want to snuggle up and fall asleep.