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Series: Un-Born Fate: Un-Died Faith
Series No: 10
Title: Published By Confusianism
Size: 35 inches (H) x 27 inches (W)
Medium: Oil pastels on paper
Subject,Inspiration,Expression: Evolution of Religion
Date: 2008 - 2009
Location: London W1T 4JQ

"It is time we admitted, from kings and presidents on down, that there is no evidence that any of our books was authored by the Creator of the universe. The Bible, it seems certain, was the work of sand-strewn men and women who thought the earth was flat and for whom a wheelbarrow would have been a breathtaking example of emerging technology. To rely on such a document as the basis for our worldview-however heroic the efforts of redactors- is to repudiate two thousand years of civilizing insights that the human mind has only just begun to inscribe upon itself through secular politics and scientific culture. We will see that the greatest problem confronting civilization is not merely religious extremism: rather, it is the larger set of cultural and intellectual accommodations we have made to faith itself. "

Sam Harris (1967 - ) Author of the book ‘The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason’

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

Aldous Huxley (1894 – 1963)

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