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By Peter Heinegg

ISBN-10: 0761862528

ISBN-13: 9780761862529

Even because the variety of unbelievers keeps to upward push, faith in the United States nonetheless will get unwarrantably stable press. The tenets and teachings, even if 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 occur politically right reverence for the creeds, codes, and cults of the spiritual. regrettably, the principal spiritual thought of the “sacred” proves, upon nearer inspection, to be fictitious. The understandably renowned “holy” occasions, locations, deities, peoples, books, legislation, and situations for the afterlife are fantasies projected into daily event through people trapped in time and unwilling to simply accept their very own transiency and long term insignificance. This e-book surveys some of the conventional “fortresses” of the sacred and unearths all of them empty and indefensible.

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