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Away With All Gods!
Unchaining the Mind and Radically Changing the World

by Bob Avakian

October 27, 2014 | Revolution Newspaper |



Part One: Where Did God Come From...And Who Says We Need God?

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"God Works in Mysterious Ways" • A Cruel and Truly Monstrous God • The Bible, Taken Literally, Is a Horror • Christian Fundamentalists, Christian Fascists • Seeing Jesus in a True Light • What About the Ten Commandments? • No New Testament Without the Old • Fundamentalist and "Salad Bar" Christianity • Religion and Oppressive Ruling Classes • Evolution, the Scientific Method—and Religious Obscurantism • If Gods Do Not Exist, Why Do People Believe in Them? • Why Do People Believe in Different Gods?

Part Two: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam—Rooted In The Past, Standing In the Way of the Future

The Historical Development and Role of Christianity: Doctrines and Power Politics • Christianity as a New Religion: The Pivotal Role and Influence of Paul • Demystifying Jesus and Christianity • Islam Is No Better (and No Worse) Than Christianity • Religious Fundamentalism, Imperialism, and the "War on Terror" • Why Is Religious Fundamentalism Growing in Today's World? • Rejecting the "Smug Arrogance of the Enlightened" • The Growth of Religion and Religious Fundamentalism: A Peculiar Expression of a Fundamental Contradiction

Part Three: Religion—a Heavy, Heavy Chain

Religion, Patriarchy, Male Supremacy and Sexual Repression • The Bible Belt Is the Lynching Belt: Slavery, White Supremacy and Religion in America • Christian Fascism and Genocide • Religion, Fundamentalism, and the Slave Mentality •

Part Four: God Does Not Exist—We Need Liberation Without Gods

The "Left Hand of God"—And the Right Way to Go About Winning Liberation • The Myth of the Truthfulness and Positive Role of Religious Myth • Reason Has Not "Failed Us"—Reason Is Absolutely Necessary—Though, In Itself, It Is Not Enough • Religious "Faith"—Let's Call It What It Is: Irrational • God Does Not Exist—And There Is No Good Reason to Believe In God • Religion as an Opiate of the People—And an Obstacle to Emancipation • There Is No Such Thing As Unchanging, and Unchangeable, Human Nature • Liberation Without Gods

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