In better times the religion of the tribe or state has nothing in common with the private and foreign superstitions or magical rites that savage terror may dictate to the individual.
It is very reasonable to worry about the harm done by organized religion, and to prefer looser and more private arrangements.
There was a time when someone would get on a plane and request to move their seat just because the person sitting next to them was of a different ethnicity or religion or nationality. But I don’t think my generation wants that. That’s how it used to be.
The American way was for commerce, personal relationships, and religion to be voluntary. No one was forced to participate in something he didn’t want.