- I read the advertisement and promptly buy the product
- I see the trailer, and promptly go watch the movie
- I scan the review and buy the work
- I hear the sermon and promptly—
Let’s take stock …
I challenge you* to scan this snippet—
—and not feel a tempting twinge to go there, read that … as a help in understanding the ‘religious impulse’ that seems to strike human beings everywhere and everywhen.
That’s the source: I found it when following threads triggered by one of Ark’s posts.
(If still lost, consider that I have religions much in mind. Any religion (brand immaterial, they are fungible in that all are out for just one thing: wealth & power).
I said above that I’m easy. Am too … the problem is that I cannot stand seeing the innocent sucked in and ripped off by the unprincipled selling (making compulsory!) a non-existent product. Hence I am anti-religion.
* Yes, YOU, Bub!