By Rev. James Wentz
NON-EXISTENTGODism [NEGism] is on the market as another imaginative and prescient to trust in "God." UnBelievers can say "I am a NEGist," or "I am an AoNEGist" which means "I am an Adherent (or suggest) of Non-ExistentGod." The author's spiritual Philosophy of NERNism (Natural Existential spiritual Non-Supernaturalism), outlined within the ultimate bankruptcy, helps NEGism.
useful feedback are provided on "coming out" of the "Closet of UnBelief" in a "God"-centered society and tradition. conventional vacation trips are handled, together with a distinct letter: "No, VIRGINIA, there is not any Santa Claus, yet . . .” The publication ends with ideas for residing within the type of "Twelve Prescripts."
This publication is usually for "People of (Supernatural) religion" (the writer was once one as soon as) who wish larger to appreciate psychologically why they suspect as they do—by exploring a decent exam of a few of the adverse implications of religion. simply because (Religious) religion is less than extreme research, an charm is made within the Preface to ALL Believers: Please keep in mind that an research of your ideals isn't really meant as a private insult or condemnation. one of many maximum fateful flaws of Supernatural religion is that it implicitly and occasionally without delay teaches that an assault upon its theology is an illiberal attack upon its person Believers and their ethical, human, and civic rights. yet this guideline is deceivingly FALSE—it is a part of Faiths' try out (sometimes within the identify of Blasphemy) to guard its specific Hoax.
The critical purpose of this booklet is Honesty within the look for fact. available on the market of rules the place Freedom of suggestion is rightfully very best one helpful situation within the pursuit of fact is that each individual (including the writer) has to be ready to have their such a lot sacred rules challenged—which is a easy premise of college schooling.
Rev. James Wentz, a retired Unitarian Universalist minister, lives on new york, manhattan.
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A Case For “NON-EXISTENT GOD”: And “God” Said, “I Don’t Exist, Never Have” by Rev. James Wentz