Religion as a crutch for the weak and wounded? If you use religion as a buffer against life’s struggles, you’re (probably) missing the point.
It’s a common atheist battle cry – “religion is a crutch for weak people with feeble minds”. According to these secular “faith experts”, religion’s sole purpose is to buffer believers from fear – fear of death, love loss, bad health, or any other distressful state of affairs we worry could consume us. According to these