This is a tough one because evangelicals are genius at the persecution narrative. My hope is that it’s one instance where public opinion will be overwhelmingly against them.

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Mar 31, 2020Liked by Blake Chastain

Validate his self worth. Make it clear how valuable the impact of the socially responsible ministries his church has done is to the community.

Highlight the ways in which his desire to hold services is persuant of good ends by bad means.

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Found a podcast in which cognitive scientists specifically address your question about how to interface with non-compliant evangelicals.

Has to do with the fundamental attribution error.


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