...faith is willful blindness. This is an occasionally useful ability, which is why the religious instinct evolved.

You do have to be something of an inhumanist to fully appreciate what Darwin was saying in that quote, but doing so goes against our evolved humanistic impulses. So advocates will always outnumber detractors. That rap about it making it more difficult to find "meaning in life" is just pro-herd propaganda which becomes self-fulfilling programing.

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