Originally Posted by ampaterry
I question why someone who is so opposed to religion would come into the religious discussions here? If your intent is simply to stir up trouble, you will find success but will not enjoy the consequences.
?? Question was asked and I assume sought forthright opinions rather than just those consistent with prevailing sentiments. Those are my beliefs, straightforwardly stated, in response to the OP's question. "Stiring up trouble" here would be in the eye of (and perhaps generated by) the beholder. As to the threat dire consequences for responding frankly to the original question...why stir up trouble?