“For well over a century, liberal intellectuals have bullied the common man with anti-religious propaganda.

“For well over a century, liberal intellectuals have bullied the common man with anti-religious propaganda. At the heart of their argument is the claim that all spiritual beliefs are a product of social evolution. Our belief in God, the theory goes, grew out of a blind, instinctive impulse and expressed itself in crude forms of worship which developed at a remote point in man’s past. This concept is shot through with obvious fallacies. Yet it remains a stock-in-trade argument imposed on students in secular schools, and (since the 1960s) on a growing number of Catholics.”