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America’s New Religions

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

New York Magazine
Dec 10, 2018 · 10 min read
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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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