Americans today are in tragic shape when it comes to ultimate truth. - George Barna in his book Absolute Confusion. Most Americans reject the notion of absolute truth. Most people believe that it does not matter what god you pray to because every deity is ultimately the same deity, shrouded in different names and attributes by humankind. Nearly two out of three adults contend that the choice of one religious faith over another is irrelevant because all faiths teach the same basic lessons about life.