Why should we respect 'religion'?

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    Why are we supposed to 'respect' delusions, ignorance, stupidity, and afiry tales just because a large number of people share the delusion? Just because a large number of people share a delusion doesn't mean it's not a delusion. Just because many people are ignorant doesn't mean they aren't ignorant.

    Mr. Dawkins outlines one of the basic problems with this lunacy

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXHJ-hLjuxM[/ame]

    As pat puts it

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPAC_cGVnUg"]YouTube - Why does faith deserve respect?[/ame]
     
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    And how can you conclude they are delusions if you dont have the the respect to actually learn what it's about?
     
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    I know what it's about, and it is delusion. Your baseless assumptions highlight your own ignorance and dishonesty.
     
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    We sure as hell don't have to respect you!
    Why don't you put down more people's beliefs, I bet you have lots of friends.
     
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    we tollerate you......same difference.......
     
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    Thank you for that display of brilliance...
     
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