Religion: The Mountain

A short book published only a month ago, yet already enjoying the worldly success of a third printing, contains this unworldly advice:

"Do everything you can to avoid the amusements and noise and the business of men. Keep as far away as you can from the places where they gather to cheat and insult one another, to exploit one another, or to mock one another with their false gestures of friendship. Do not read their newspapers if you can help it. Be glad if you can keep beyond reach of their radios

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