History was written topsy- turvy.
Myths adapted as corner stones
On the edifice of faith.
Religion fostered myths as scriptures.
Rationale is hired by religions and churches.
God is created in their fancy, and fantasies.
Intellect of humans, are governed by legislation.
Imagination imprisoned by imbeciles.
Power politics sway at the controls.
Human rights are stampeded by cattle,
In the guise, of jurists.
Freedom of thinking is in shackles.
God men/women are amassing and hoarding
Wealth, directing and producing blue films;
Dealing in arms and narcotics,
Exploiting the faithful, through magic,
Miracle healing touch and prayers.
Multitudes are under sedation of scriptures,
Translated, according to their whims.
Religion has truly become, the ‘opium of the people’.
And turned them into puppets; strings in the hands
Of marauders, behind the curtain.
The world is under siege by demons,
At the helm of all affairs; good and bad.
This is the Golden Era of Enlightenment!
Similar to French Revolution, Renaissance
And Second World War!
We talk of global warming, common market,
Ozone layer, nuclear power, and landing on Mars,
When people are leading strife strewn days,
Vitiated morals, and spewing violence;
And people are dying without food and shelter,
Of tsunamis, earth quakes, floods, and hurricanes.
We are progressing! But whither?