By Ann Coulter
"If a martian landed in the US and got down to be certain the nation's reputable country faith, he must finish it really is liberalism, whereas Christianity and Judaism are prohibited through law.
Many american citizens are outraged via liberal hostility to conventional faith. yet as Ann Coulter finds during this, her such a lot explosive publication but, to concentration exclusively at the Left's assaults on our Judeo-Christian culture is to overlook a bigger element: liberalism is a religion—a godless one.
And it truly is now entrenched because the kingdom faith of this county.
Though liberalism rejects the assumption of God and reviles humans of religion, it bears all of the attributes of a faith. In Godless, Coulter throws open the doorways of the Church of Liberalism, displaying us its sacraments (abortion), its holy writ (Roe v. Wade), its martyrs (from Soviet undercover agent Alger Hiss to cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal), its clergy (public tuition teachers), its church buildings (government faculties, the place prayer is unlawful yet condoms are free), its doctrine of infallibility (as show up within the "absolute ethical authority" of spokesmen from Cindy Sheehan to Max Cleland), and its cosmology (in which mankind is an inconsequential accident).
Then, in fact, there is the liberal construction fable: Charles Darwin's concept of evolution.
For liberals, evolution is the touchstone that separates the enlightened from the benighted. yet Coulter well reverses the pretense that liberals are rationalists guided by means of the beliefs of unfastened inquiry and the clinical technique. She exposes the fundamental fact approximately Darwinian evolution that liberals refuse to confront: it is bogus science.
Writing with a willing appreciation for actual technological know-how, Coulter unearths that the so-called gaps within the idea of evolution are all there is—Darwinism is not anything yet a spot. After a hundred and fifty years of committed looking out into the fossil checklist, evolution's proponents have failed completely to confirm its claims. And a protracted line of meant facts, from the notorious Piltdown guy to the "evolving" peppered moths of britain, has been uncovered as hoaxes. nonetheless, liberals deal with those that query evolution as spiritual heretics and limit scholars from listening to approximately actual technological know-how whilst it contradicts Darwinism. And those are the folk who say they wish to maintain religion out of the classroom?
Liberals' absolute devotion to Darwinism, Coulter exhibits, has not anything to do with evolution's medical validity and every thing to do with its refusal to confess the opportunity of God as a guiding strength. they're going to brook no demanding situations to the legit religion.
Fearlessly confronting the excessive clergymen of the Church of Liberalism and ringing with Coulter's razor-sharp wit, Godless is crucial and riveting ebook but from one among brand new such a lot full of life and impassioned conservative voices.
"Liberals like to boast that they're now not 'religious,' that is what one might anticipate to listen to from the state-sanctioned faith. after all liberalism is a faith. It has its personal cosmology, its personal miracles, its personal ideals within the supernatural, its personal church buildings, its personal excessive monks, its personal saints, its personal overall worldview, and its personal clarification of the lifestyles of the universe. In different phrases, liberalism comprises all of the attributes of what's commonly known as 'religion.'" —From Godless
From the Hardcover edition.