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Why did Marx think religion was created?

To oppress people and make them feel better about being oppressed by creating a false class consciousness.


How does Marx challenge all religious authority by saying it's not true?

"Man makes religion, religion does not make man"


What does Marx say about religion to challenge it?

"Religion is the opiate of the masses"