A way of making sense of the world. Often religions invole a higher power i.e. God. It is easier to leave your problems to a higher power rather than to solve them yourself. As life got more complicated for humans, we developed religion out of laziness. The existance of religion today can be attributed to ignorance, laziness, tradition, and the need for a sense of purpose.
The major religion in America is Christianity.
by Sean Burton January 14, 2004
Fairly tales and fantasies from the time of when man didnt know where the sun went when it went behind the mountain. Religion makes no sense to anyone but strangley is defended by most people, the christians being the most brutal.
Child: I like watchin stupid cartoon child movies
Father: Thats assnine grow up and believe in an adult fairy tale, jesus and Religion.
Atheists: Blah Blah Blah were retarded white supremacists
Random hobo: Jesus is fake
Christians: lets get are panties in a bunch and act like idiots because he thinks differently
by kingBlacken.ps.ty October 06, 2010
A futile attempt at processing all of life's wonders and mysteries into one, easy-to-follow dogma.

Different groups of simpletons try harder and harder to compress life into a digestible fear-furrow, the two biggest of which of Christians and Atheists, who are either extreme of the idiot scale.
RELIGION:

Christianity
Buddhism
Shinto
Atheism
Islam
Richard Dawkins readers
Oprah
All Your Base Are Belong To Us
by mike McGrath-Bryan January 07, 2009
An insurance policy for bad people who are scared of hell.
Guy 1: "I just killed my neighbor's dog and had sex with a ten year old"

Guy 2: 'Wow, that's really messed up! You're going to hell for sure."

Guy 3: "Oh no, it's cool, I have religion! And I'm going to church on Sunday! Jesus loves me. Have you been saved? You should come with me."

by Lottylula May 19, 2008
coupled with the word 'bad', one of the best bands. ever.
Bad Religion rocks!
by entrophy August 26, 2003
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, & the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
by Karl Marx August 13, 2003
An incestuous morality and "good" excuse against homosexuality but for some reason priests can still molest boys and girls can pledge their virginity to their fathers.
Losing my religion, it's gross
by Fleursdelily February 23, 2010
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