We may have to burn it down

So this is something I’m mulling over:

Religion is far too dangerous a thing to be offered cheaply to the masses.

It’s clear to anyone with any level of education about myth, archetype, and the human psyche, that religious traditions are not only inevitable, they are of the highest value to our species. And even if you do not participate in a religious tradition or turn away from their current manifestations in disgust, you cannot escape their influence any more than you can escape the influence of your own reptilian brain. Continue reading