J. R. Molloy writes
> I think some of what is going on is the expression of fashion and taste.
There is some truth to this, I suspect. Some of us may
prefer---and not prefer---certain descriptions, e.g.,
"spirituality" much as some people prefer---and do not
prefer---certain items of apparel. I'm still hoping
that it's more than just that.
> Some folks just like The Unexplained, Mysteries, X-Files,
> Twilight Zone, spooky kind of stuff because of its
> entertainment value. If religiosity is properly
> and finally debunked, then spookiness just won't do,
> and we're left with whatever awe-inspiring facets of
> the universe that real science can provide,
> which seems rather dry in comparison.
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