Troubled by the conflict dominating our lives I asked why? The answer is a question of meaning I present in "the poem", "the precis", "the essay" all titled "The Last Why". The other writings are derivatives. Thank you for sharing. Doug.E.Barr  

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Religion is a human 'wrong'
With which we try to fill the void.
Humanity will not survive
Unless religions we avoid.

While hanging on to our beliefs
To others we cannot "...reach out...",
Depriving us of nourishment
For life, we cannot do without.

Religions aren't the source of all
The traits that we consider good,
Or motivation making us
"Do unto others..." as we should.

Good traits and motivations are
What let humanity survive
Until the point in history
Religions started to arrive.

Since then religions have decreased
The 'right' that made humanity.
By just discarding them we can
Return to how we used to be,

One group of individuals
In common cause we all applaud,
Becoming what we each can be
Thus making up the face of God.

Religious leaders

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