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Kitsch Religion

noun; derivation
N. Religion that isn't based on strict or structured dogma or ethics. It accepts compromises, amendments and changes. Interpretation of intended meaning A synthetic religion. A religous system that reflect the world: its political intersts and its desire to be free of trouble-some moral obligations Presumed reason for coinage As many religions infiltrate American society, a new movement created as a compromise between strict religion and worldliness has began. Kitsch means "sloppily" and thus this idea of sloppy religion is called Kitsch religion
 
There are movements afoot to redo churches in the model of shopping malls, complete with food kiosks, so the folks won't be as uncomfortable as they would be in a holy place. David calls this "Kitsch Religion"; in other words, synthetic religion.
Etymology : kitsch - sloppy + religion - belief in a supernatural power as the creator of the universe
Source : THE TEN COMMANDMENTS by Dr. Laura Schlessinger
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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