So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you search, and you will find knock, and the door will be opened for you.
Well, religion has been passed down through the years by stories people tell around the campfire. Stories about God, stories about love. Stories about good spirits and evil spirits.
I am utterly struck how, 300 years after his execution, Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Whether you call it Buddhism or another religion, self-discipline, that’s important. Self-discipline with awareness of consequences.