May 082013
 

American Gods.
Neil Gaiman.

…there are new gods growing in America, clinging to growing knots of belief: gods of credit card and freeway, of Internet and telephone, of radio and hospital and television, gods of plastic and of beeper and of neon.

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Here in America most people consider themselves either a Christian or an atheist. The former because they might go to church on Christmas or Easter and the latter because they know better. We mock cultures that set up alters in their homes to gods or  deceased family members yet we sacrifice hours of our time and a hundred dollars or more a month to sit in front of what my dad called the ‘boob tube


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