Why Religion is Needed

Oliver Thomas recently wrote an interesting opinion piece for USA Today: Why Do We Need Religion?  In the article, Thomas suggests that religion's greatest contribution to society is that it "makes us want to live."   He continues: Alas, many of us have discovered purpose for our lives through religion. Inside America's churches, synagogues, temples, mosques and ashrams, we wrestle with the great questions of life. And with due respect to my atheist and left-leaning friends, most of those Read More …