I totally agree mate because religion is MEN AND WOMEN all perplexed who live in fear of hell. So they think being in some kind of religion keeps them safe and save them instead of facing their fears.
Survival is the cornerstone of ones life and if you drop your guard you will perish trust me.
I have been asking particular questions on this forum for a long time and when it comes to the crunch all I get sent to me by CHRISTIANS is chapter and verse written by idiots long ago.
So yes my friend I've read about much of what you say and I see that many religions kill, torture, abuse etc. etc. and yet even today people put these killers and abusers at the forefront of their lives and yet don't stop for a minute to collect their thoughts whilst others who have been affected are totally annihilated.
If God is the Father then he has a lot to answer for hasn't he?
People say the end is near because Christ is returning, think about that one folks for it just might mean that.