among the lies we tell to children most do not survive to adulthood:
some misconceptions do persist but this is just due to stupidity or ignorance:
ignorance and stupidity are largely responsible for the prevelance of religion in many places (on satellite television or in the whitehouse) but that cannot excuse everyone. the pope is a very clever man, so is tony blair. but so what if it is good for society?
here’s what Religion is bad mythology