Christianity claims that humanity is fallen. We need to be redeemed, both personally and socially. Western secularism offers an alternative story. It thinks man is largely good but corrupted or oppressed by systemic injustice. But even this clear view is distorted by a sort of a weird mix of self absorption and self-loathing. Western secularism declares the West itself to be the main oppressor in the world. Some Christians, who tend to focus on systematic sin over personal sin, prefer this alternative myth to orthodox Christian view of man.
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