An excellent piece that was written eloquently. I thought this captured the dilemma well:

‘But this foundational principle of democracy no longer functions correctly in a secular age. In the past, the factions in the Culture War were religious. Now there is equally as much animosity between factions, but they are no longer defined by religious differences. / The magic line between religion and non-religion is the all-important difference in our current system of rules…’

Outstanding work!

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Great piece.

"If unreligions can seize state power and use it to distribute resources to their followers but religions cannot, then we will see more unreligions and fewer religions."

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