Discussion by: SeyrConsider that a disease is more likely to be effective if it spreads unnoticed, until it passes a critical threshold, after which it is unlikely to be eradicated.
If atheism can be compared to this, what if the publicity of atheism has come prematurely? What if, instead of planting the seeds of a secular society, the assault on religion has woken the defenses of a force too large to fight? What if instead of inspiring doubt, it inspires radicalism?
If so, would the wise option be to perservere as normal, or to get atheism out of the spotlight and use more passive means of spreading secularisation?
If not, what are the most effective steps one can take to increase the rate of infection?