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6 a"Because truth is beyond understanding."
7 Isn't that how that part of the spiel goes?
8 But I say to you, how would you respond to a real estate developer who told you to hand over all your worldly possessions for an acre of land in bheaven,
9 Which you will never get to see until you die,
10 Let alone build a house on it,
11 Or raise your family in it,
12 Or earn a living from it?
13 You would sting him up to the nearest tree,
14 cUnless there was a cross available,
15 Andů isn't that a coincidence?

CHAPTER 61
1 No, I am not mocking you,
2 At all.
3 dDo you not think that I, Harry, would also like to believe?
4 eIt is the great tragic weakness of our tragic species that we all want so much to believe,
5 And are willing to commit absolutely every kind of finsanity in the name of our beliefs,
6 No matter how ginane they are.
7 hThrough the ages, people have believed in this, that, and the other thing,
8 Unshakably,
9 But did it save them from the inevitable end of their world,
10 Ever?
a.Wil.33.2
Wil.33.7-9
b.Boul.8.1-8
c.Boul.8.9-14
d.Yks.153.14
e.Boul.18.6
f.Lies.9.1-14
g.Psp.1.2
h.Lies.3.1-3
Gyp.1.1-8
Mes.1.1-11
Grk.1.1-11
Rom.1.1-11
i.Psp.1.8
j.Psp.1.10-12
k.Ira.25.55-64
l.Psp.3.1-2
m.Drex.3.7
n.Jeff.21.1-4
CHAPTER 62
1 None of them were saved,
2 iJust as we will not be saved,
3 jAnd how many times does a wave have to dash itself against a rock before it learns that only the rock will remain, and the wave itself will become a memory?
4 kDo you think that I, Harry, have not thought long and hard about these questions before urging you to stop thinking about them,
5 For your own good?
6 lDo you think that I have not peered into our sciences and other systems of rational thought for a way out of our dilemma?
7 Do you think that if there were a valid reason for mhope, I would not have brought it to you,
8 And given you the peace of mind that this one promises,
9 But never delivers?

CHAPTER 63
1 Yes, yes, I know that many of you will claim that he delivers,
2 And I will agree that many of you have simply put your lives in his hands,
3 And have stopped nthinking about anything at all,
4 Because He saves,
5 And you're all set,
6 And that's all there is to it.
7 But when you do that, you are not following Him,
8 At all,
9 But only me, Harry,
10 And that is all I ask.
11 As for the rest of you,