Jack's blog consists of random thoughts, found items, philosophy and humor.
Unless you are self aware and appreciate the mental traps that befuddle us humans, you are unlikely to be persuaded by reason. Cognitive science has confirmed that confronting bigoted people actually strengthens their mindset. What to do?
The only practical answer is to teach children from the time they are toddlers to be open minded and challenge absolutes they are commanded to believe, especially religious superstition and dogma. We must continually fight the natural inclination humans
"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts." - Bertrand Russell