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By Peter Heinegg

Even because the variety of unbelievers maintains to upward thrust, faith in the USA nonetheless will get unwarrantably stable press. The tenets and teachings, in spite of the fact that nonsensical, of every and each “community of religion” is probably not attacked. Secular teachers who may 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 inspiration 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 via 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 reveals all of them empty and indefensible.

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