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By aiming for paradise, we lose sight of earth. Hope of a beyond and aspiration to an afterlife engender a sense of futility in the present. If the prospect of getting taken up to paradise generates joy, it is the mindless joy of a baby picked up from his crib.
Death is a false fear. When it is here, you won't be. When it's not, you are here.
God is a fiction invented by people so they do not have to face the reality of their condition.
God will endure for as long as the reasons that brought him into being; And so will those who deny him.
Many militants of the secular cause look astonishingly like clergy. Worse: like caricatures of clergy.
Religion is an irrational construct.
Religion is like magic. It is all about tricks.
We can no more tolerate neutrality and benevolence toward every conceivable form of discourse, including that of magical thinking, than we can lump together executioner and victim, good and evil.
We do not possess an official certificate of birth for worship of one God. But the family line is clear: the Jews invented it to endure the coherence, cohesion and existence of their small, threatened people.
You cannot kill a breeze, a wind, a fragrance; you cannot kill a dream or an ambition.
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