"...secularism is a religion that compels no
specified behaviors and asks for nothing of its
adherents. Even a secular fundamentalist would
not suffer, let alone die, for the cause of
secularism. After all, the dogma of relativism
tells them that their beliefs are no better than
According to a recent Harris opinion poll only one in three people in England say they are "a believer". In Italy less than two-thirds are believers, and in France it's less than one in three.
A recent ICM poll found that an overwhelming majority of Britons believe that religion does more harm than good. Neither of the above polls account for the percentage of "believers" that are Muslim in Britain and France.
Everywhere we hear the mantra that religion has caused nothing but hatred, violence and bloodshed throughout history. The secularists assert that they can do a better job at keeping peace, justice and order in society than Christianity did.