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Are you a Bible Thumper? Is there a cure for that?

Have you noticed how people argue these days? You can win any argument if you give the other side an ugly name. I hear a lot about “Anti-Vaxxers” where I live, and I know some people who fit the description. The problem is that some of them are friends, and I don’t like to mock and sneer at my friends and neighbors. Also, if we think a woman is pushy and demanding, we can call her a “Karen” but the same problem applies. Other people deserve our respect. When I was young and living at home, I said the forbidden words “Holy Rollers” and both of my parents got angry, and told me never to use those words in their house. They reacted as if I was swearing. I was surprised, but they probably received that insult before I was born. I learned the lesson from my parents. An insult is not an intellectual argument. We also have an insult for Christians “Bible Thumper.” If you don’t like that person and their beliefs, just apply …