“Religion has kept civilization back for hundreds of years, and the biggest mistake in the history of civilization, is ethical monotheism, the concept of the one God. Let’s get rid of it and be rational.”
—Peter Watson interview, CBC News (May 5, 2007)

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The interview quote is blatant nonsense. The multi-forms of “religion” have been at the core of the history of culture (civilization is a loaded and almost meaningless word). But then, interviews are notoriously “off-the-cuff and full of contradictions in the nature of the beast.