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8 July 2024

2:00 AM

8 July 2024

2:00 AM

When people stop believing in God, the British author GK Chesterton argues, the problem is, ‘They don’t believe in nothing; they believe in anything…’ Lacking spirituality and a belief in the divine means there is nothing fulfilling and morally grounding to hold on to.

As a result, people searching for meaning and purpose in an ever-increasing difficult and soulless world are tempted to give themselves up to whatever earthly ideology is an alternative.

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