My point is not just that it is possible to offer a secular defense of free markets and liberty and the moral values that support them. My point that is these arguments have a power to persuade that cannot be matched just by quoting chapter and verse from the Bible. Now, I’m not saying that most conservatives do this. In fact, most of them are neck-deep in secular arguments for freedom, and I suspect that’s why we atheists don’t have too much difficulty finding a place for ourselves. We speak a language most people on the Right are already speaking. But it also makes us ideally suited for reaching out to a wider audience and showing them they can embrace free markets, for example, without having to embrace a conservative theology.

via What Atheists Have To Offer The Right.

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