“The bad thing about all religions is that, instead of being able to confess their allegorical…”

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“The bad thing about all religions is that, instead of being able to confess their allegorical nature, they have to conceal it; accordingly, they parade their doctrines in all seriousness as true sensu proprio, and as absurdities form an essential part of these doctrines we have the great mischief of a continual fraud.”

Arthur Schopenhauer, “The Christian System”, Parerga and Paralipomena

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