I came across this one. Liked it, so made the effort to register and am posting something here.
I am not and have never been a Christian. I am and will always be agnostic. My thoughts and attitude are very close to (almost exactly the same as) those of this writer. Living in this world, we do need obedient herd but we also need powerful indepent thinkers like him/her, like me, like Lord Bertrand Russell.
Let me end my post borrowing paritially from Russell:
We are proud of our spirit of "fearlessness, independence of judgment and emancipation from the herd..."