Portugal. The Man's song, Modern Jesus, begins to get at the problem of our outdated theology concerning the atonement. Simply put, the modern person does not feel guilt. Not as an individual anyway. Occasionally guilt is applied to other people by the modern individual, but only in the most outrages of circumstances (for example, a ceo who says he is too tired to continue with a press conference about how his company had poisoned the drinking water of hundreds of thousands of people.