Have you looked at your religion lately? It looks exactly like the virus you are describing.<quoted text>
Your mind is like a computer that has been corrupted with a destructive virus. The virus is in control of your thoughts. You are just the caboose. Riding along where the virus takes you. A deep cleansing is the only way to be rid of this virus.
Of course the virus doesnt want that. It wants to remain control of your mind. So it remains an active defiant virus trying to reduplicate itself in others. I know that if you had the deep cleansing. You would be a new creature with a pure heart of gold.
Religion is a memetic virus.