Is it so laughable to recognize that not everything under the sun can be discussed in one short article?

Theism is practically a Western concept, because the Eastern religions are much more mystical and philosophical and less literalistic about their “gods” and myths. I talk about Hindu, Buddhist, and Daoist mysticism elsewhere (links below).

Still, my articles focus on Western monotheisms (especially Christianity), because I know them best and because they’re by far the most damaging and absurd forms of religion currently on earth.

You even implicitly concede as much when you lament at the end of your impertinent comment that, “The rut of Christian / Western thinking to the extent of suffocation of other thoughts is a tremendous loss to humanity.”

The reason for that ideological imperialism is precisely that the Western religions (minus Judaism) are evangelical, literalistic, and bent on converting the planet, and that evangelism and zealousness seeped into Western secular culture that fancies itself rational and neutral.

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.

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