Have you ever had someone meet you just to try to convert you? This happened to me twice through online dating. As soon as I realized they would not change the subject, I ended the conversation. “Thank you for lunch. We do not make a good match. I’m leaving now.”
“Martin Luther said there are no atheists,” one man said triumphantly, as if that settled the question. “I don’t care what a Catholic monk said 500 years ago,” I replied and laughed.
The last man I briefly dated was a medical doctor and a born-again Christian. We agreed not to talk about religion. After three dates, Bill sent me a list of his beliefs. He is the anthesis of me. Horrified, I dumped him immediately.
"The good news is you and your ilk are dinosaurs," I replied to Bill. "My daughter's generation is the largest born since the baby boomers. Millennials are the most progressive, non-religious, pro-diversity generation who also care about protecting our planet."
"Get yourself a conservative, redneck, god-fearing (whatever that means), gun lovin' farm girl. Not me."
His Jewish parents were Auschwitz survivors and immigrants to America. It is cruel that Bill wants to deport and block all refugees and immigrants.
"I believe healthcare should be available to everyone who can afford it; it is not a right," he wrote. His attitude is basically, "I got mine; screw everybody else" and "screw the planet." He believes Trump "was sent by God to save America."