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Why has profanity and blasphemy taken such deep roots in our society?

  1. Gaurav Oberoi profile image79
    Gaurav Oberoiposted 2 years ago

    Why has profanity and blasphemy taken such deep roots in our society?

  2. Kara Skinner profile image85
    Kara Skinnerposted 2 years ago

    I'm pretty sure profanity takes deep roots in just about all societies. Just about every culture has it. It's a good way to express frustration and anger without turning to violence and studies have shown that swearing can reduce physical pain. As for blasphemy... well that comes with freedom of religion, I guess, and the ability to form one's own opinions. Nevertheless, both are results of free speech, which is why you hear a lot of it.

    1. Gaurav Oberoi profile image79
      Gaurav Oberoiposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Good answer. But should we endorse it?

    2. Kara Skinner profile image85
      Kara Skinnerposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I personally don't endorse anything that spreads intolerance or hate, like the N word. I have no problem with swearing in general, though. Blasphemy is tricky. Condemning someone for it infringes on another's religious rights.

 
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