A Guest Post by DK
Because ultimately my rather mundane point, of course, is that it is a special bitterness -- I cannot say wickedness; we all are tinokos shenishbu (compared to "captured children") -- that makes a talented former BT, man or woman, do this. They do not just walk away from what they think is a car wreck of a spiritual journey but flag everyone else tooling happily along the road and swear that the bridge is out, there are monsters waiting on the next exit and that it was actually much better where they were coming from and you can't U-turn fast enough to get back there.And he asks, "What motivates them?"
|The newly religious are "encouraged to|
drive quite fast and reckless."
And if the recruits don't know how to ask them, and their parents don't understand the real questions either, and the
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