"ours is a culture not of ancestor worship, but of descendant worship." "babies are the new opium of the masses."

"ours is a culture not of ancestor worship, but of descendant worship." "babies are the new opium of the masses."

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The social justice lens that many atheists and humanists should adopt will allow them  to realize that institutionalized religion is as much a tool to prohibit the creation of genuine social revolution as any other system of oppression that many are working to resist.

The social justice lens that many atheists and humanists should adopt will allow them to realize that institutionalized religion is as much a tool to prohibit the creation of genuine social revolution as any other system of oppression that many are working to resist.

WHY GREAT GRANDMA HAD SUCH A HAPPY CHILDHOOD! - COCAINE LACED MEDICINE!
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A Machiavellian observation from Napoleon Bonaparte - similar to the observation by Karl Marx that "Religion is the opium of the People"  (The complete quotation from Marx is "Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people")

A Machiavellian observation from Napoleon Bonaparte - similar to the observation by Karl Marx that "Religion is the opium of the People" (The complete quotation from Marx is "Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people")

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Poppies.  The opium of the people  For those who long to grow poppies but don't know which to go for, RHS Wisley has trialled the best varieties. John Hoyland looks at the results

Poppies. The opium of the people For those who long to grow poppies but don't know which to go for, RHS Wisley has trialled the best varieties. John Hoyland looks at the results

Opium of the People:  Gina was confused; there seemed to be a conflict between her science teacher's viewpoint and that of her history teacher.  The history teacher told the class that Karl Marx had preached that religion was the opium of the people, yet clearly, her science teacher showed her that her family--the poppies--were the source of opium . . .

Opium of the People: Gina was confused; there seemed to be a conflict between her science teacher's viewpoint and that of her history teacher. The history teacher told the class that Karl Marx had preached that religion was the opium of the people, yet clearly, her science teacher showed her that her family--the poppies--were the source of opium . . .

Quote: “Religion is the opiate of the masses.”    What he actually said: “Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.” The bastardized quote makes more sense when it’s placed in context with Marx’s poetic words.

Quote: “Religion is the opiate of the masses.” What he actually said: “Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.” The bastardized quote makes more sense when it’s placed in context with Marx’s poetic words.

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