Is it important to believe in the same political and religious ideologies for being friends?
Tough question. I honestly think it depends on the person. If you want my honest opinion, if I know someone on a personal level, and they are different from me politically or religiously, then I usually ascribe good intentions to them, even if we disagree. You can be a friend to someone through hard times, even if you are not the same political persuasion. If a friend's wife died, I wouldn't be concerned with how he was voting.
When I see politicians on my television saying that being gay is wrong and that global warming is a hoax, I tend to be less forgiving when ascribing motives. There's honesty for you! Take it for what it's worth.
I find this a tough question, too. I have a couple of friends, a married couple, whose politics are extremely different from my own but who are basically at the same place as me when it comes to spiritual issues. I like them immensely, but I sometimes find it difficult to feel close to them because I think their politics contribute to a social attitude that has been harmful to our society. I struggle with this question still.
by GH Price5 years ago
Is anybody sick of political and religious opinions being phrased as questions?Maybe I didn't get the memo, but I thought that the place to air your political and/or religious views were the HubPages forums? Am I wrong?
by Marc Lee23 months ago
Can you date someone who has different political or religious views than your own?
by Michael-Milec2 years ago
The social system has created a complicated problem; shouldn't be solved quietly by the political and religious 'leaders' letting us to live in freedom and liberty granted by the Creator ?!
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by simeonvisser7 years ago
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by Tanmoy Acharya6 years ago
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