America has ceased to be different from the rest of the Western world in remaining religious, with the result that politics is the new religion. It has removed transcendence and salvation from the private and personal sphere to the public realm, where it can lead only to conflict.
Well, if (according to Marx) religion is the opiate of the masses, I suppose we can update that expression to “Politics is the methamphetamine of the millenials!” Looking at many of the Antifa/BLM
demonstrators protesters rioters on our streets, it’s hard to disagree . . .