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By Peter Heinegg

Even because the variety of unbelievers keeps to upward push, faith in the United States nonetheless will get unwarrantably reliable press. The tenets and teachings, notwithstanding nonsensical, of every and each “community of religion” will not be attacked. Secular lecturers who might by no means be stuck in a synagogue, church, or mosque seldom fail to appear politically right reverence for the creeds, codes, and cults of the spiritual. regrettably, the crucial spiritual notion of the “sacred” proves, upon nearer inspection, to be fictitious. The understandably renowned “holy” occasions, areas, deities, peoples, books, legislation, and situations for the afterlife are fantasies projected into daily adventure via people trapped in time and unwilling to just accept their very own transiency and long term insignificance. This booklet surveys a number of the conventional “fortresses” of the sacred and unearths all of them empty and indefensible.

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