Intellect does not, and cannot, stand alone in the universe apart from the human brain that produces it.
Although there is every form of evidence for the existence of the physical world (with regard to it being ‘sensed’), there is no similar evidence to ‘prove’ in the material sense that religion ‘exists’ either on this plane, or any other.
Χ = represents the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet ‘ξι’ (pronounced ‘chi’).
Scientific clear-thinking will progress humanity – not religious cults.
The Buddha’s use of ‘logic’ pre-dated the ancient Greeks.
Religion as it currently exists (even its good manifestation) keeps humanity at a certain level of thought, and does not allow any progress beyond this point. The working class, simply for evolutionary purposes, must progress beyond the limitations of theology for the betterment of the psychological and physical health of humanity.