“If we do not go to church so much as did our fathers, we go to the woods much more, and are much more inclined to make a temple of them than they were” (John Burroughs in Dark Green Religion)

There appears to be a homeostasis in the human psyche for religion. As the western world sees the impacts of religion wane, there is a gravitation towards treating other things with an almost religious fervor (e.g. climate, the internet, etc.)