The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
By all means let's be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out.
I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.
Today the theory of evolution is about as much open to doubt as the theory that the earth goes round the sun.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry.
Complex, statistically improbable things are by their nature more difficult to explain than simple, statistically probable things.
Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.