Most continue to believe, even as adults due to primal fear and anxiety over their mortality.
Cause of many deaths, prevention of others.
Keeps people sane, makes people crazy.
There is no accurate definition of this word that doesn't leave something out.
Religion helps people through hard times.
I can't seem to figure out what I should think about it, so I'll just stay neutral.
Zealot 2: Let's cook up a story to make ourselves feel better.
Zealot 1: Okay, how's this? When we die, we'll go to a better place.
Zealot 2: Sounds good! Can we call it 'Religion'?
Religions continue to exist today because they are inherently adaptable; religious dogma changes markedly over time. Moreover, the many conflicting codes of behavior that religions advance can be used to justify any attitude or action, regardless of what the current century may be.