Monthly Archives: May 2011

The God Virus: How it Infects Our Lives and Culture. Pt 6

The Guilt Cycle In this, the final installment of Darrel Ray’s book “The God Virus: How it Infects Our Lives and Culture”, I present what he calls “the Guilt Cycle”, and how it is used to keep the faithful, faithful. … Continue reading

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The God Virus: How it infects our lives and Culture pt 5

THE NEW CIVIL RELIGION Darrel Ray relates in his book “The God Virus: How it infects our lives and Culture” that the civil religion (What seems to be a cooperative understanding between the various cults of Christianity”) was a bothersome … Continue reading

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The God Virus: How It Infects Our Lives and Culture pt 4

American Civil Religion Darrel Ray, in his book “The God Virus: How Religion Infects Our Lives and Culture”, presents what he calls American Civil Religion. Although everyone is familiar with the American Civil Religion, this is the first time I … Continue reading

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The God Virus: How it Infects Our Lives and Culture Pt 3

In The God Virus, Darrel Ray explains his view of what occurs when the virus infects an individual. Upon infection the virus begins creating “anti-bodies” to repel competing viruses. Typically the individual will be subjected to studies which provide justifications … Continue reading

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The God Virus: How Religion Infects Our Lives and Culture Pt 2

In his book Darrel Ray asserts that religion has five useful properties 1.Infect people. 2.Create antibodies against other viruses. (religions) 3.Take over certain mental and physical functions and hide itself in the individual. 4.Use specific methods of spreading the contagion. … Continue reading

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The God Virus

A Book Review. The God Virus: How Religion Infects Our Lives and Culture Initially, indoctrination of the young is carried out in all religions. Young malleable minds are filled with the teachings from the various tomes held by the myriad … Continue reading

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National Day of Reason

This Thursday May the 5th,  let’s celebrate the National Day of Reason. http://www.nationaldayofreason.org/index.php The goal of this effort is to celebrate reason—a concept all Americans can support—and to raise public awareness about the persistent threat to religious liberty posed by … Continue reading

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