When people are nice and friendly, I'm also nice and friendly. When I lived in Ohio, the Jehovah's were the heavy-handed fire-and-brimstone sort. In Canada, they're very Canadian :) Polite, nice,…Continue
"So these were children who were exposed to religion early in life, but didn't swallow it all until later in life or were they children unexposed early life and only exposed later and then swallowed it? "
"They sort of target the lower middle class. from what I've seen they like small grid communities and trailer parks, just like trick-or-treaters. They remind me of reverse trick-or-treaters because instead of you giving them candy, they give you…"
"I can't get them to visit me. 5 years in our house and the wife got them once. The knocked and ran before I got downstairs last time just leaving a pamphlet. Sigh... If only we could talk I might be able to save one from the cult.
"Back in my college days (nearly 30 years ago...ahhhh!) I had a couple and their child showed up at my door. They were polite while they showed me their materiel and asked if they could come back after I had read it. Since I was between major…"
"lol nothing will work, so maybe if you scare them? Idk...draw an upside down pentacle on your door with fake Halloween blood, answer the door with a stream of words in Latin and tell them they are cursed.
Fortunately in the small town I live in,…"
"I've never tried to get rid of Witnesses (I just revel in arguing with them and pointing out contradictions in their Bible and their creed), but eventually it happened when they ran short of arguments. So you may try this route if you have time…"
"You won't. There's no point doing anything more than what you are already doing ... helping the Earth. You good person you. I know religious people who refuse to recycle! Their "ministry" duties are carried out with utmost…"
""I'm an atheist. You cannot convert me anymore than I can convert either of you into abandoning your faith. You are wasting your time here, and anywhere else you proselytize, because nobody in the history of mankind has ever completely…"
When people are nice and friendly, I'm also nice and friendly. When I lived in Ohio, the Jehovah's were the heavy-handed fire-and-brimstone sort. In Canada, they're very Canadian :) Polite, nice, friendly, not pushy at all. So I nod and smile and tell them politely: "I'm an atheist." and they, very concerned and still friendly, "What does that mean?" "It means I do not believe there is a god. I do not believe Jesus was the son of a god." So the next time they stop and leave not a…See More