If you are religious, you should be prohibited from serving in public office. Further, you should have a guardian assigned to look after your affairs, since obviously you are very weak intellectually.
Probably bring about end of war, famine, disease, poverty, and all evil in the world, if we could just keep the religious from having influence.
The Soviet Union under Stalin provides a counter-example to this assertion. Also, where does your concept of evil come from?
Full disclosure: I am a born-again Christian. I don't think that means some of the things some people think that means.
Wait a minute, I'm a manager, and
Out of curiosity, does anybody know where this meme (assuming it is actually a meme and not just a single comment people keep reposting) came from? I did a little googling but wasn't able to find much other than a lot of uses of it in slashdot posts.
How different is this from someone taking a tie and strangling the person in front of them? Or breaking off the tray table? Or using any one of a hundred other improvised weapons?
It's different because you can generally do more damage, and more quickly, with an object designed to hurt people than with a tie, a tray table, or a pencil.
I judge a religion as being good or bad based on whether its adherents become better people as a result of practicing it. - Joe Mullally, computer salesman