Heres whats happening. You have a person join up who has spent time writing up an elaborate argument against religion. Said person starts a thread about religion so that when anyone who has a religion comes forward to discuss it, person brings out a essay of argument to show what a smart little cookie they are. If you want to have a dick measuring contest, leave the philosophy out of it and lets go to the thunderdome, otherwise stfu and go start a sketchbook.
"Astronomy offers an aesthetic indulgence not duplicated in any other field. This is not an academic or hypothetical attraction and should require no apologies, for the beauty to be found in the skies has been universally appreciated for unrecorded centuries."