Like any other religion it requires one to believe in things which originate with humans and are unprovable.
The next great world war is inevitable, will be nuclear, and will be a conflict of religions.
Up until now nuclear holocaust has been kept in check by leadership guided by fact based events. When these events become scripture based all bets are off the table.
When my child was in first grade elementary school, they asked the kids to write what they want to become when they grow up. All Indian kids (~40% of the class), without exception, wrote engineer or a doctor. (I know this because my wife was volunteering in the classroom.)
What happened, did your subscriptions to Mother Jones, ThinkProgress and Salon expire?
Sorry you are confused, a permanent condition, about other people's reading habits, but I don't even know what 2 of the 3 are and have never even read a single issue of any of them. Unlike you I actually graduated 6th grade and am not limited to publications that only use words with 2 syllables or less.
monogamy doesn't make any sense for either men or women. In fact it's dangerous in many cases because your bi-curious husband might give you HIV or your cheating wife might stick you with another man's child.