The atheist worship at the altar of their rational thinking and the religious worship at the altar of a God made in their image both are demostrating positive ignorance. they think they know but know little.
Look at the history of rational thinking often referred to as social darwism and find out how destructive rational thinking can be when love is left out and replaced by rational thinking.
Capitalism and commnism were due to rational thinking and look how well these two economic idealogies have worked out for humankind.
Most wars are fought over rational thinking and religious beliefs.