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Is religion just a language we use to communicate ideas about life and the supernatural world? That’s what author Reza Aslan says… and he’s remarkably naïve to think that.

YouTuber Counter Arguments does a wonderful job explaining why religion is so much more than a language — it’s a way of life that some people take very seriously, often to dangerous ends.


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As the video makes clear, if faith is a language, then everything (politics, sports, etc) is a language, and the idea becomes meaningless. This is just a way to trivialize the very real problems with irrational dogma masquerading as respectable religion.

Hemant Mehta is the founder of, a YouTube creator, podcast co-host, and author of multiple books about atheism. He can be reached at @HemantMehta.

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