"Bissonnette’s actions and personal “likes” highlight the weird entanglement of atheists, Christian neoconservatives and theocrats, and far-Right white nationalists, which is something reasonable atheists should reflect on very seriously."
Have we changed our attitudes during the past five years?
Personally, I know that I have - but only in the sense that I might have been able to disconnect the actions of religious leaders from their followers. I like to call it religious profiling.
Remember the saying: Tell me who your friends and I know who you are.
Times have changed, for many. We see Muslim immigrants trying to escape the clutches of religious warfare and wonder, why they are not escaping their religions. It's not an easy answer as culture and religion are deeply intertwined.
So, here I ask our readers: How have you reconciled yourself in this very fast changing world with the victims of harmful ideologies? Have you ever considered that he effects of Trauma Bonding could play a role here?