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Heinlein as mainstream society has now put its middle class and childish beatnik/rockstar On the Road stamp of approval on Dick that Heinlein simply cannot compete with since there is a difference between literal and drug fueled visions and artistic visions. These myths are all wildly popular because people naturally recognize the truth in them (even people who loathe the Christian faith), and they give well-informed and patient Christians an outstanding tool with which to present the Gospel.

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