America’s Real Religion: Shopping

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“Although fundamentalist fanatics have been working for decades to turn the United States into a “Christian nation,” they have not had much success along these lines. One reason for their failure is that religious minorities and non-believers have resisted. And another is probably that a large number of Americans want to preserve religious tolerance and avoid theocracy. But it might also reflect the fact that the United States is now firmly in the grip of a different religion: shopping.”

Author: Lawrence S. Wittner
Published in: Sentinel Standard, History News Network, Counter Punch, The Times of Trenton, Huffington Post, Lawrence S Wittner, Huntington News, New Clear Vision
Date: Dec 2,3,11,2012

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