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Religion is sweet poison, heaven is a state of mind

  • Jennie S. Bev

Santa Clara, California | Sat, March 30 2013 | 11:23 am

PREMIUM I’m a believer. I have written about this many times. I don’t deny that I still believe that Christ is the ultimate Savior and Saint Mary is the mother of all creatures, big and small.

Yet, I also acknowledge that religion is a sweet poison. A poison we sometimes need to swallow deliberately to release us from worry and stress, to find solace in something we believe will be able to hea...