People do not operate without an appeal to some view of and dependence on “a Transcendent” or a “Metanarrative” or “an Absolute.” Induction cannot proceed without some things already being Deduced from the start. People may not be aware of what their “Transcendent” or “Metanarrative” or “Absolute” is but they have one.
Everybody has a God. Everybody is religious. Everybody is always worshiping their God.
The problem is that the god of humanism, political liberalism, and of postmodern nihilism is not fixing anything, because it can’t because it does not have the power to fix any human problem, because it IS the problem.