Is religion the opiate of the masses or the corruption of the masses?

Religion is one of the basic organising forces of society. The enlightenment in Europe was a reaction to corruption that led to its being used as a political tool. Secularism in Turkey came out of a similar context, in which Ottoman officials had used religion to hide corruption. Now, nearly a century later, Turkey has … Okumaya devam et Is religion the opiate of the masses or the corruption of the masses?