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Can you discuss the existence (or non-existence) of God without insulting someone?


It appears to me that whenever someone discusses God or religion that it always results in an argument where a person's intelligence is put into question. Answers are usually voted up or down depending on the beliefs of the reviewer and not on the quality of the statement. Is it possible to talk about this subject without insulting another person or their views?

 

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    Rod Martin Jr (lone77star) 4 years ago

    Good points, Tamara. It depends on your partner(s) in discussion. If you have extraordinary individuals on both sides and both sides remain polite, then it should be easy to disagree and still not insult. I learn a lot that way

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    G. Diane Nelson Trotter (dianetrotter) 4 years ago

    Robert, you have probably not been on some of the discussions where this happens. Examples: "You idiot!", "You obviously have no brain.", etc. The good thing is that I have seen discussion evolved. Express and Lonestar have been on a couple of th

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    Matt (mattgproctor) 4 years ago

    Ah youtube. Where "you're stupid" is considered a valid a premise for a logical argument. *facepalm*

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    Matt (mattgproctor) 4 years ago

    I think the deeper problem relies not in that people aren't okay with other people having different opinions, but that when it comes to religion, they consider what they believe to be facts. They don't see it as arguing opinions, in my opinion.

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