The “God-shaped hole left by the retreat of Christianity” has given way to a “censorious and authoritarian” secular public morality, free speech campaigner Toby Young has said.
This ‘Woke’ morality is leading to the cancellation of orthodox Christians and others who dare to challenge it, he warns in an interview with The Christian Institute released today.
Young, director of the Free Speech Union, said that the prevailing “woke cult” was being driven by a “feverish group of identitarians on the Left” who had borrowed the “bad bits” of Christianity, while leaving behind the good.
“They’ve taken on quite a lot of aspects of Christianity,” he said.
“It’s as though as the Christian tide has ebbed away, so it’s left some things behind.