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Synonyms for altar

the table in Christian churches where communion is given

a raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made

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We don't go to Mass for the preaching but for the most holy sacrifice at the altar.
Religiously following its self-explanatory title, David Boyle guides his reader through his confessed obsession with 'authenticity', its meanings, and origins, taking us from hyper-real into surreal and virtual reality in the search for elusive and often contradictory concepts such as 'reality', 'tradition', and 'humanity'--which he worries were the first to go in sacrifice at the altar of corporate hegemony.
I wonder how many of those remaining reflect their boss's technological ineptitude (as was the case with me) and how many represent a sacrifice at the altar of his ego.