Originally Posted by muscogee
I think religion was good in the early days of the agricultural revolution because it kept people from running off and forming their own tribes of hunter gatherers. If they ran off, God would get them. God would even get them after they died. There was no escape. This was necessary to insure there was enough labor to plant and harvest the corps. This led to civilization. However, its outlived its usefulness.
Then the question becomes Whose religion?
Yes Christianity came out on top as the dominant religion, but was it really the best?