'Succession' Actor Bashes the Bible, Calls Religion a Bad Influence on Humanity

By Mike Fishmore | May 2, 2024

Atheism and socialist beliefs

In a recent extensive interview, "Succession" star Brian Cox delivered a critical evaluation of religion and its influence on the world. 

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Speaking on The Starting Line podcast, the Scottish actor, known for his atheism and socialist beliefs, contended that religion has deceived humanity with a false narrative about reality, leading to what he perceives as a decline in intelligence.

So stupid

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"Human beings are so [expletive],  basically… because they're so stupid," he said.