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Religion is meant to divide the masses, much like labeling someone conservative or liberal, democrat or republican, man or woman, black or white. When it's realized that there are more devices to divide the people then to unite them, then you will know it is satan at work. Because it is much easier to conquer the masses when they are divided.
Religion is also endoctrination and not enlightenment. There is a difference between the two. Endoctrination is having what others want you to believe drilled into you, enlightenment is when one takes upon himself to learn the truth. Example Priests go to monestaries or schools to be endoctrinated into the faith, they in turn endoctrinate the masses in church.
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