Airy Nothings: Religion and the Flight from Time by Peter Heinegg

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” is probably not attacked. Secular teachers 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 important non secular 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 through humans 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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