30 Days of Handwritten Verse, day 27.
Religion isn’t a bad thing in itself. It provides a structure, a template, that helps people follow their faith.
The inherent danger in all religious systems is that adherence to a faith will morph into adherence to the structure that’s meant to serve the faith. When people see the structure as their primary focus, instead of the faith on which the structure is supposed to be based, things can go sideways.
History is full of examples.