Rabbi David Bar Chayim recently released a video in which he says that the minor fasts are optional, depending on if one personally feels persecuted or not. You can watch the video, in which he provides all his sources here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FqKkbN0HwQ
So i wanted to ask a question regarding this issue, but we already have a question regarding whether or not minor fasts are obligatory here: Are minor fasts obligatory?
But the answer doesn't seem to address the sources Rabbi Bar Chayim provides. So should i ask a new question regarding specifically the sources of Bar Chayim, or should i use Bar Chayims sources to provide an answer that the minor fasts are not obligatory?