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Book cover: It's a Secret So Pass it On

On September 3, 2014 Jack Tuttle‘s book It’s a secret so pass it on! will be released.

As a treat, here is a part from Chapter 1:

“We are told we live on past our bodies, but proof is lacking. We are told good people go to a marvelous place called “Heaven,” while those who live negative, destructive lives are said to face eternal punishment in a place called “Hell.” But we, as a species, cannot confirm these places exist. 

We believe they do, but we are confused at best. And negative behaviors occur in abundance, casting doubt on the effectiveness of spiritual warnings designed to prevent them.

We are told the keys to eternal life include acceptance and forgiveness, but those concepts are difficult for most of us. Not only do we not accept and forgive those who look or behave differently than us, we don’t even accept or forgive ourselves for what we consider imperfections.

Society, in general, perpetuates this confusion; as a group, we appear to continue these misconceptions by finding safety in numbers. If others around us are confused, it’s okay if we are equally confused. The blind lead the blind into mediocrity, frustration, and pain.

Part of the problem is the fact that religions ask/demand their followers to trust and conform to what they are told. Parishioners are often told to rely on blind faith, read only what is approved for them, and not to question authority figures. This is sufficient for many, who go by the adage, “God works in mysterious ways, his wonders to perform.” However, those with a scientific bent want to know the whys and wherefores and don’t settle for that more abstract concept. The two groups are often at odds with one another.”

To read a little more, check here.

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