Originally Posted by Jim Jeffries
If someone wants to make the argument that religion is no longer necessary, fine (though I disagree with disallowing people the right to practice theirs.) But to claim that it hasn't been crucial in bringing small groups of (initially hunter/gatherers, later more agrarian) together to form larger communities of people with common (religious) beliefs, exposes a lack of understanding of essential ancient history.
Do you believe in Affirmative Action?
Unless one believes that that advancement will eventually bring forth the downfall of mankind. You know the takers vs leavers theories...