The challenges of secularism

Why does Karl Marx think the illusion of religion should be destroyed?
Because if it is destroyed then humans are able to develop
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What did Marx describe religion as?
'The opium of the people'
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When did he write this?
1848
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What did Ludwig Feuerbach think the church controls and influences?
education, employment, Government, laws and policies
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What does he think the Church stands in the way of?
Scientific progress because it's too slow to accept new ideas
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What does Sigmund Freud believe is the explanation for the belief in God?
Human beings long for a father figure
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