Most neighbours, even good ones, aren't usually willing to take on raw-nerve issues that could potentially generate misunderstanding, bewilderment or fear. Just try mentioning "terrorism," "radicalization," or "jihadist" as topics for a friendly discussion.
Erica Watson rejected the old nature versus nurture argument. We are a combination of the two. She and fellow social worker Janine Lawford were giving a seminar in Ottawa on working with children, youth, and families affected by trauma.