When religion is not informed by science, it is formed by superstition. There is a reason tyrannts praise superstitious religion, but persecute religion when it is reality based. Questioning evolution is a good way to keep people from questioning superstitious religion itself. Much of what goes under the name of “religion”, is actually politicians using the language of religion for nefarious purposes. No one should be surprised, for example, to discover that many of the “religious” groups opposing the idea of global warming, are actually funded by oil companies. Sometimes religion is the problem, sometimes it is just the mask.  Just because someone is beating you with a bible, doesn’t mean they read it.  To read a Guardian article on the subject of anti-science in the U.S,

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