"Are there hidden mysteries or do we just allow ourselves to be fooled because it requires less energy."
* I would say both. There are hidden mysteries BECAUSE we allow outselves to be fooled.
"Which is easier: Choosing to believe that a Christ figure died for your sins and thus you are redeemed or embarking on your own arduous journey to the Christ in you?"
* it is harder for a person of conscience to choose to BELIEVE the former than to KNOW the latter.
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