America’s New Religions

Political cults are increasingly filling the empty space in our lives left by the decline of organized faiths

Political cults are filling the space left by the decline of organized faiths. Photo: Loren Elliott/Getty Images

By Andrew Sullivan

Everyone has a religion. It is, in fact, impossible not to have a religion if you are a human being. It’s in our genes and has expressed itself in every culture, in every age, including our own…

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