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Best Answer Larry Wall says
You say so many good things here, Larry! I too often find wanting online 'respectful disagreement'. I too wonder how different it would be were it in person, face to face, rather than only in writing.
Good examples of some important points; behavior reflects moral commitments and agreeable opinions not lived out in one's behavior. Good point that two can respectfully agree to disagree--allowing the disagreement.
Logos, it is so true that it takes careful listening and a seeking to accurately understand the opinion of another before responding. Interacting online adds to the difficulty of doing this, it seems, but so true, it is a way that would show respect.
I believe so, too. We can be respectful of the other as a person and their right to their own opinion, but not agree with their opinion (or beliefs) and/or actions.