The cause of liberty, or simply avoiding a bloody civil war, requires finding better religions for the younger generations.
As Ayn Rand correctly pointed out, a free society requires a compatible Sense of Life. It could be her philosophy of Objectivism. It could be the groovy wackiness of Timothy Leary and Robert Anton Wilson. It could include Nordic pagan revivals, the Boomer generation’s New Age Consciousness or something else entirely. Or it could be a fresh take on Christianity.