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Unfortunate Aspect of Secularism - Ignoring Spiritual Things Does Not Make Them Go Away

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Sep 29, 2021 at 13:10

Abrahamic religions are not peculiar in their presence along with the other religious preferences in the world.
In fact, of all the histories of all the religious affinities in humanity's search for relevant meaning of existence, the Abrahamic following is the lesser of any on them, starting from Babel after the water cataclysm of more ancient times, through the pre-Abrahamic Chaldean deities along with the Egyptian/Sumerian of those times to the relatively modern Messianic/Christian beliefs that are the basis of all religious hostilities of today. Pursuing secularistic avenues of the meaning of life, like nihilism, seem for some to be the way to free the consciousness from Conscience. Unfortunate to that premise is that it is an exercise of futility, something that the Jewish Scriptures fully explore before coming to the conclusion that Abraham got it right.
This then, is the unfortunate problem of those that would continue to promote the replacement translations of Arabic from Aramaic/Syriac through Persian translators into the replacement theology we see in the Quran today: they tried to dismiss the Abrahamic influences of the Jewish Children of the 'book.' It cannot be dismissed without impunity.
The modern world tries to do the same, but with mixed results, since atheism cannot answer the fuller questions of human meaning in life; they cannot answer the consequences of temporal mortality in the face of obvious spiritual influences as evidences in the existential religious conditions as brought into historical view.
The reality is that the argument for a non-religious, non-spiritual existence cannot be mortally proven.

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