Religion Is…

Religion is a vision of man lost in pain,
Unless he sacrifice his every joyous gain;
Religion is a vision of man crawling, dread,
For having used one thought of his own head.

Religion is a hunger for man’s full defeat,
Changed into sheep that can but eat and bleat;
Religion is the hunger for a man made mad,
Who feels completely guilty, completely bad.

Religion is that hate/resentment of the soul
For anyone who stands alone, high and whole,
Who seeks approval of no coward priest,
And fears no man-of-god, who is the least.

Religion is the immorality of mankind,
The demon driving stakes into man’s mind,
The God and Satan that together lie
And all man’s hopes and loves and joys defy.

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