Anti-religious Bigotry Given Voice on BBC

DennettPhilosopher Daniel Dennett applies Darwinian evolutionary theory not just to species, but to ideas – specifically to religious belief.

He believes religion hampers rational thought and ultimately damages our species. Professor Dennett told journalist Stephen Sackur that religion is a drug human beings need to give up.

He also described it as being like “the common cold” and said humans need to be “cured” of it.

Listen to the video here.