TIL about the League of Militant Atheists, an atheistic and antireligious organization of workers and intelligentsia that developed in Soviet Russia. The League aimed at exterminating religion in all its manifestations and forming an anti-religious scientific mindset among the workers.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/League_of_Militant_Atheists

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  1. When you’re killing clergy members and forcing people to convert to atheism to help consolidate power around an authoritarian state with its own dogmatic ideology you’re just a new shitty religion at that point.

  2. Sure would solve a lot of world problems, but it kinda conflicts with my “free to believe what you want” rule. Or was it purely aimed at organised religion?

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