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“You ask me (about) my religious views: you know, I think I believe in no religion. There is absolutely no proof for any of them, and from a philosophical standpoint Christianity is not even the best. All religions, that is, all mythologies, to give them their proper name, are merely man’s own invention...


Thus religion, that is to say mythology, grew up. Often, too, great men were regarded as gods after their death - such as Hercules or Odin: thus after the death of a Hebrew philosopher Yeshua (whose name we have corrupted into Jesus), he became regarded as a god, a cult sprang up, which was afterwards connected with the ancient Hebrew Yahweh-worship, and so Christianity came into being - one mythology among many.” [From The Letters of C.S. Lewis by W.H. Lewis quoted at lamblion.com]

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