Open thread: the demise of religiosity in society

Why Evolution Is True

By Grania

I apologize for two open threads in two days, Jerry’s back on the road and I had Stuff & Things to do today.

Here’s another question that Jerry posed for us to discuss.

If you could change one thing in your society that would lessen religiosity or cause it to gradually disappear*, what would it be?

Again, this very much depends on the country or state in which you live, given the wide variety of laws and the state of individual liberty there.

Here in Ireland, I think the thing that most needs to be changed to undermine an already rapidly dwindling interest in religion is the separation of Church and State in schools across the country.

Teach don’t Preach, Atheist Ireland’s education advocacy campaign notes:

The vast majority of the primary schools in the Republic of Ireland (approximately 3,300) are church controlled, over 90% by the Catholic…

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