Well sure all those things, and more, are included in an actual TOE. I never said religion didn't exist, I said it isn't fundamental to Reality. All those things you list are Belief Systems though, all religions, mythologies, and all of science, and are ALL NOT fundamental to Reality, but are just limiters.
So, shamanism is ok because it grants direct access to the data? Then what about all the people throughout history that have told us that meditation is a path to awareness? What about all the people through the milennia who have obtained access to the data through the hindu, budhist, christian and islamic traditions? The information Tom presents in his lectures is not altogether new information, he just uses new metaphor to describe very old Truth. Also, there have been many individuals that have had the experience of guides long before Tom, only they may have called it a religious experience, or a spiritual experience.
Why would you be so quick to dismiss thousands of years of wisdom? And why would you feel the need to chase away any people coming from a religious backround seeking big truth?
I feel that you may be letting your prejudices cloud your judgement
Big truth is not fragile, but ego is