"Surely, he didn't call it radioactive synthetics, now?"
"I guess not! It was the Holy Food to him."
[Hardin] smiled. "Go on." (III.2.15-17)
Lepold said confusedly, "I mean, if there were really a Galactic Spirit, he…uh…it mightn't like it. Don't you think?" (III.3.65)
Bort considered. "Ethically, it's fine. It scarcely varies from the various philosophies of the old Empire. High moral standards and all that. There's nothing to complain about from that viewpoint. Religion is one of the great civilizing influences of history […]—" (III.4.16)