The Church of Perpetual Life Wants to End Deathism
Easter celebrations. The swearing in of President Obama with a bible. The Pledge of Allegiance’s “One nation under God.” Ted Cruz’s freakish evangelism. Even when we sneeze, many Americans still reflexively say: God bless you. American society exists in an engulfing religious framework—and that inescapable Abrahamic point of view leads to one ultimate goal: an eternal afterlife with the maker. For the majority of Americans—about 70 percent—that is what they believe and how they live in...