Quotation by Ann Douglas

... the generation of the 20's was truly secular in that it still knew its theology and its varieties of religious experience. We are post-secular, inventing new faiths, without any sense of organizing truths. The truths we accept are so multiple that honesty becomes little more than a strategy by which you manage your tendencies toward duplicity.
Ann Douglas (b. 1942), U.S. cultural scholar. As quoted in the New York Times Book Review, p. 37, by Tobin Harshaw (February 12, 1995).
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