Originally Posted by Marvolo
You are fightiong a losing battle. Gods and higher beings and belief is too tied into the evolution of the human psyche. Doing away with it, no matter how childish a notion it may be, is no easy task. It won't happen in our lifetime.
I would argue that it's engrained in human culture more so than it's 'tied into the evolution of the human psyche.'
Religion is a cultural thing devised to give understanding to things we did not understand, not some innate thing. Curiosity is, however.