“What a brilliant masterpiece...
the best book I have read, ever!”
— Preeti's Mom
I'll Put 3 Chips on God
by Preeti Gupta
Agnosticism + Logic + Faith = My Spirituality
These are the ingredients in my ice-cream cone, along with Soul Energy, Reincarnation, Karma, Detachment, Vegetarianism, Astrology, Meditation, and the Ego. I believe these concepts make some sense based on the tenets of logic and science. Even to a skeptic like me.
But I am entitled to change my mind at any time. If tomorrow someone were to show me some indisputable, miracle-backed proof that their way is the correct way and I will go to Hell if I donít squat on one foot chanting 3.5 times a week, I will happily throw away my chocolate cone and switch to strawberry.
For now, here is what I believe, and why . . . .
Statistics on the Rise of Spirituality
“Organized religion will all but vanish eventually from nine Western-style democracies by 2050.”
— CNN, March, 2011
“72% of millennials aged 18-29 consider themselves more spiritual than religious.”
— USA Today, October 2010
“27% of Americans do not expect to have a religious funeral.”
— LA Times, March 2009
“In one of the most dramatic shifts, 15 percent of Americans now say they have no religion – a figure that's almost doubled in 18 years.”
— ABC News, March 2009
Spirituality is one of the top growing trends of published books.
— Book Industry Study Group, 2010