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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 reliable press. The tenets and teachings, besides the fact that nonsensical, of every and each “community of religion” will not be attacked. Secular lecturers who could by no means be stuck in a synagogue, church, or mosque seldom fail to show up politically right reverence for the creeds, codes, and cults of the non secular. regrettably, the important non secular suggestion of the “sacred” proves, upon nearer inspection, to be fictitious. The understandably well known “holy” occasions, locations, deities, peoples, books, legislation, and situations for the afterlife are fantasies projected into daily adventure by means of humans trapped in time and unwilling to simply accept their very own transiency and long term insignificance. This e-book surveys a few of the conventional “fortresses” of the sacred and unearths all of them empty and indefensible.

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