I continue to be astonished that in the 21st century in a nominally modern nation so many people still believe that the primitive cult myths of a tribe of ignorant neurotic and genocidal goat-herders has any relevance whatsoever to anything at all. When you base your notions of living on utterly inadequate nonsense, you get all manner of trouble as a natural consequence. It could hardly be otherwise. Wisdom does not spring from ignorance. As for believing in fairytales about invisible magical creatures, well… even children stop believing in the Tooth Fairy eventually.

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