Moderate believers are harmless, you say? Just the militant fundamentalists we need to worry about?
Perhaps you should reconsider that.
“When religion is weak, it asks ‘Why can’t we just agree to disagree?’ When religion is strong, it slaughters all opposition.” ~ @CrispySea
“It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so, and will follow it by suppressing opposition, subverting all education to seize early the minds of the young, and by killing, locking up, or driving underground all heretics.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein
“Organised religion is violent, irrational, intolerant, allied to racism, tribalism, and bigotry, invested in ignorance and hostile to free inquiry, contemptuous of women and coercive toward children.” ~ Christopher Hitchens
“Being an atheist feels like being the only sober person in a car full of drunk people, and they refuse to let you drive.” ~ Unknown
“Religion is the refuge of the morally weak and the intellectually lazy.” ~ Craig Smith
“Religion requires no skill what so ever; just credulity, a soft head and the unconscious yearn to know absolutely nothing.” ~ Phiwe Nkonki
“If the only way you can accept an assertion is by faith, then you are conceding that it can’t be taken on its own merits.” ~ Dan Barker
“When one person suffers from a delusion, it is called insanity. When many people suffer from a delusion it is called religion.” ~ Robert Pirsig