About the most they'll say in defense is, well, not everyone. When James persists Virtually all back down.
they don't show signs of guilt. Nor of surprise really. Although maybe they haven't said it this way to themselves. But when shown the truth they simply find themselves recognizing it. Young and old. Liberal and conservative.
James says that this is because we have Killed our souls, worshipping head and flesh instead. Again, Pretty much no one disagrees although not all grasp what James is saying nor do they discount it or object.