|Monkey people. Have you evolved yet?|
I encountered them, ironically, in the Plaza las Nieves, which is named for the Church of Our Lady of the Snows, which stands across the street. A wise person once said that promoting atheism could help nobody, since, if the atheists are wrong, you're going to Hell, and even if they're right, there's no reward besides satisfaction.
|'We're just one more species and must protect the planet. |
Colombia has been an officially secular nation since its 1991 Constitution. But Catholic culture is everywhere.
Sometimes, perhaps, secularism gets taken too far, such as when a court recently banned the quoting of The Bible in court decisions. The Christian Bible, like pretty much all religious books, contains lots of good advice - as well as lots of ugly stuff. Even so, the Bible quotes do reveal a kind of bias. After all, Colombian courts are much less likely to quote the Koran or the Book of Mormon.
|Definition of a primate.|
|More science, less religion.|
By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours