ethel’s words

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RELIGIOUS LIES

Religion, like other lies, thrives because it gives humans what they need and want: for the rich, Power; for the laborers, a guaranteed day of rest, plus hope for a time and place of plenty, peaceful and pain-free. (Life is hard at the bottom.)

Lies are strong because they are structured to fit a need or a situation. Often, they reassure.

The lie of religion serves, not only the rich, the profiteers, it also grants supreme power to the nation--to any government, as well as the rich who subtly or openly control the several governments.

If anyone believes that their vote still counts, they should examine their bases for thinking so.

YES, you should vote--yes, yes. It helps to keep alive the illusion of what we must still struggle for.

Ethel C. Hale