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By Peter Heinegg

Even because the variety of unbelievers maintains to upward push, faith in the US nonetheless will get unwarrantably stable press. The tenets and teachings, despite the fact that nonsensical, of every and each “community of religion” is probably not attacked. Secular lecturers who might by no means be stuck in a synagogue, church, or mosque seldom fail to happen politically right reverence for the creeds, codes, and cults of the spiritual. regrettably, the critical spiritual suggestion of the “sacred” proves, upon nearer inspection, to be fictitious. The understandably renowned “holy” occasions, locations, deities, peoples, books, legislation, and eventualities for the afterlife are fantasies projected into daily event by means of humans trapped in time and unwilling to simply accept their very own transiency and long term insignificance. This publication surveys a number of the conventional “fortresses” of the sacred and unearths all of them empty and indefensible.

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