Thinking tonight about how vitally important religion is for so many people in this world. All of the great traditions have sheltered so many hurting and afraid people for thousands of years. This is worth remembering when we feel the (rightful) need to tear it down or take it apart in pursuit of truth, beauty, and love.

In that, I think I’m wondering if and how religion can be seen as a bed of flowers to be weeded as opposed to a few flowers to be picked out of a bed of weeds. Thoughts?

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@vishnu I say religion is weeds, but faith is a bed of flowers that needs occasional weeding. I’m finishing up the book How God Changes Your Brain. The neuroscientist and therapist co-authors demonstrate how faith impacts overall well being, and is the #1 way to exercise your brain.

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