Christianity while evolving over time is also based on the belief there is a past worthwhile acknowledging, protecting, and supporting. An essential part of any vibrant and enduring culture is the inheritance passed on from generation to generation based on the need to promote continuity as well as change.
In 1916 the Italian communist Antonio Gramsci referred to socialism as the ‘religion destined to kill Christianity’. While characterised as a secular ideology opposed to God’s word the irony, in seeking to banish religion, is that Marxism and its most recent iteration Wokeness, adopt many of the same characteristics.
When you go down the road of thinking you can bend the truth a little for the greater good because you are part of an elite class who knows better, you open yourself up to the old utilitarian dilemma. In the long term, this is a loser strategy. Truth will out, and then you’re worse off than if you’d admitted your doubts at the start.