For what it's worth, I understand where you're coming from with this thread. My lack of participation hasn't had to do with lack of interest, merely that I've not seen much opportunity to contribute.
As with most discussion threads on rebirth, this one is abound with straw men. I think it's important for us to concentrate and listen to what others are saying, understand it is as it said, and to not conflate that with other preconceptions we might have about what such views entail.
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)
"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine