From Gospel Truths by David P. Goldman in American Interest we find this gem of a summing up about Liberals/Secularists. Use it, study it for use in your own life and struggle.
What sustains the heirs of the now-defunct Protestant consensus, he concludes, is still very much a sense of the sacred, but one that seeks the security of personal salvation through assuming the right stance on social and political issues. Precisely because the new secular religion permeates into the pores of everyday life, it sustains the certitude of salvation and a self-perpetuating spiritual aura. Secularism has succeeded but on, if not explicitly in, religious terms. That is an uncommon way of understanding the issue, and a powerful one.
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