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The Gospel According to Acharya S

by Acharya S Monday, Jun. 22, 2009 at 4:34 AM

When I first wrote these essays in the early 90s, those who read them thought they were revolutionary—and unpublishable. The publishing industry back then was such that if you did not have a publisher of significance—and there were relatively few—you could expect to sell a handful of copies and to remain obscure and unknown. Writers were at the mercy of overburdened editors and their massive slush piles. Once the internet became fairly popular, however, revolutionary writings such as these found a home, as did eventually also the world of small publishing using print-on-demand. The internet is the great equalizer, as self-published or small publisher books compete side by side with the big-name companies, and a controversial book like this one becomes a feasible project. What you are holding, therefore, is something that would have been difficult if not impossible to create and propagate just a couple of decades ago. In the future, with the push for censorship as concerns religious cults, such a book may again become nonviable, banned and burned. In this regard, read it while you can, before it is put on the Index of the next Inquisition!

What Is God?

Is God a giant man in the sky? Does God exist?

Belief in God

Is belief in God is righteous, or ignorance of truth?

Praising the Lord

Does God need to be praised? Does He need to be worshipped?

Egotists on Earth

Should spiritual leaders be worshipped? Is God the ultimate egotist?

Speaking for God

Does anyone speak for God? Who?

God's Word

Is the Bible God's Word? Is there a Holy Land?

On Being Religious

Is being religious righteous and moral?

On a Wing and a Prayer

Does prayer really work? What is prayer?

Born in Sin?

What is sin? Are we all born in sin?

Eternal Life for Everyone?

What is eternal life? Are we all immortal? Is everyone God?

Holy Days

Are holidays really holy? Did God establish them? Are they set in stone?

The Origins of Good and Evil

What are the origins of good and evil? Is there a good god and an evil devil?

The Devil is Divine

Where did the Devil come from? Who created the Devil and evil? Was it God or man?

Prophecy or Blueprint?

Is the Bible a book of prophecy? Have biblical prophecies been fulfilled?

Is Cannibalism a Religious Experience?

"He who eats my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me, and I in him." Jesus Christ

What is a Cult?

Is a cult a religion? Is the Catholic Church a cult? Is the IRS?

Is God a Transsexual?

"God" was once "Goddess." Did He have a sex change?

Abusing Women is Not Religion

Is abusing women "religion?" Women the world over are beaten, tortured and killed in the name of religion.

A Question of Free Will

Do we have free will? Must we give our will to God? If we do, is it really "free?"

Celebration of Life

What is the purpose in life? Let us celebrate our existence.

A Truly Sacred Scripture

What is a "sacred scripture" or a "holy text?"



Table of Contents


What is meant by "Gospel?"

An "Atheist" Here to Destroy?

Armageddon Sick of It!

What is God?

"God" is the Life Force

The Cosmic Mind

True Spirituality

"God" has No Form or Gender

The Ego, Consciousness and Enlightenment

Perceiving the Divine


Belief in God

Belief Proves Nothing—Truth Must Be Known

Belief Causes Turmoil

Praising the Lord

Is Kissing Arse a Religious Experience?

Is God a Megalomaniac?

God is a Murderous Tyrant!

God is a Deranged Crackpot

Enlightened Behavior

Egotists on Earth

Surrendering to the Master

Many "Masters" are but Egotists

Speaking for God

Omnipresence has No Spokespeople

Disagree, Go to Hell

Everybody Speaks for "God"

God's Word

Books are Written by MEN

Superior? Chosen? Arrogant! Conceited!

Is God a Jewish or Arab Man?

There are No "Chosen" People or "Superior" Races

On Being Religious

Do Pompous Pride and Religiosity Go Together?

Being a Zombie is Not a Religious Experience

On a Wing and a Prayer

Is Begging a Religious Experience?

Does God Like Begging?

We are Buddhas, Not Beggars

Oh Lord, Won't You Buy Me a Mercedes Benz?

What is "True Prayer?"

Is God a Sadist?

Born in Sin?

The Sin of Adam

Eternal Life for Everyone?

Divine Qualities are Not Restricted to the Divine

Join the Crowd—Everyone is God

Uncle Harry is Immortal!

Holy Days

Look to the Stars—"Religion" is Based on Astrotheology

The Origins of Good and Evil

Narrow Perceptions Represent Bigotry

True Wisdom can be Found Anywhere, Not Just in Some Old Book

"Religions" are Recycled Myths

Abraham is Brahma? Moses is Dionysus?

God and the Devil are One

"Evil" is Subjective

Horus and Set—Sound Familiar?

The Devil is Divine

The Origin of Evil

How Religions are Made

The Origin of the Words "Devil" and "Demon"

In God's Name—Not the Devil's

Prophecy or Blueprint?

The Bible

A Blueprint for Destruction

Israel—God Gets His Favorite Vacation Spot Back

Was Chernobyl a Can of Worms?

The Mark of the Beast & 666—an Evil Conspiracy?

Since When is Building a Building "Fulfillment of Prophecy?"

Peace on Earth Requires Clarity of Perception, Not Belief

Is Cannibalism a Religious Experience?

The Eucharist

Cannibalism in the Bible

Human Sacrifice and Murderous Rampages

Moral Behavior of God’s "Chosen"

The "Good" Patriarchs

What Does God Do with All the Foreskins?

The Good Book—Does it Produce Morality?

Is the New Testament Exempt from Moral Turpitude?

What is a Cult?

The Definition

Governmental Bodies Guilty of "Religious Veneration?"

The Catholic Church is More of a Cult than the Moonies

Mainstream Groups Use Cultlike Brainwashing Techniques

Isolate and Conquer

Rome Fiddles While the World Burns

"Cult" is Often Simply Name-Calling

Is God a Transsexual?

Believers are No More Religious than Nonbelievers

When God was a Woman

Nothing New Under the Sun

No Proof that "Great Spirit" is a Man

"Holy War" is Not Holy


Abusing Women is Not Religion

"Religions" Represent Mental, Emotional and Spiritual Torture

Burning Women is Not Sacred

Genital Mutilation is Not Holy

Ankles are a Sexual Turn-on?!

There is Nothing Religious About Depravity

"God" is Not a Man—Get It?!!

A Question of Free Will

Obey Your Masters!

Slaves of Allah

Is God Negligent?

Celebration of Life

When are Human Beings at Their Best?

Humans Can Be Radiant and Superb

A Truly Sacred Scripture

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