It always come down to their version of Utopia by attempting to change human nature. The radical anarchists aside who have no clue what they want, most liberals/socialists and even communists are peaceniks who believe in their hearts (not in mind) that they can stop all the evils of mankind simply by preaching PEACE. It will never work. It is impossible within the normality of human characteristics. Sociology 101.
They simply don't understand or accept the inherent limitations of the human condition. I saw in the 1960's communes that all failed time and again, simply because people wanted more and expected more, why the lazy hippies didn't want to produce and the commune fell apart from lack of their efforts. It's human nature to want reward for effort - the lazies didn't get it.
Wish we all were truism humanists and such idiology make all People worth being an equal member of their societies...blah, blah, blah. Too bad that there are different intellect levels; different societal accomplishment; different racial, ethnicity, and cultural divides.
It will continue until Arthur C. Clarke's vision of "Childhood's End" comes to passe. In the meantime, we are not equal and so we fight amongst ourselves. That is the nature of humanity. However, if I get a vote, mine is on the winning side of Western civilization, no matter who it puts down.
At a moment when the answer stood right there before him Pilate asked of Jesus that essential question to which the world’s flawed response has defined human troubles from the very beginning.
Whether the problem is approached from a “secular” context or not, the answer is the same. Just as the relative is subject to the absolute, that which is “secular” is a subset within the ultimate reality of God.