The ancient Greeks lived subserviently to a myriad of gods, the elite of which ruled from Mount Olympus. Why then did the Greeks not take to Olympus to see whether the gods were truly there? Why do we, today, not make every effort to see whether the gods of today’s religions are truly there? It’s time to expose the charades of religion, ascending their high places, and embracing a secular now.
A video from TED-Ed which explains the evolution of eyes, providing a response to those who would claim that eyes are irreducibly complex, requiring a designer.
If the end result of ascending Olympus is to learn that the gods the world worships aren’t really there, what does that mean for society? How should morality be determined in a post-religion society? Let’s take a look at our increasingly “secular now.”