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Is it possible to have a conversation about politics, religion and science with most people in the world?

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Asked by rachelcat at 12:53 PM on Sep. 10, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • i think to but i don't think it would be civil. if someone doesn't have the same beliefs a conversation turns into an argument very quickly

    Answer by aliishott2 at 12:55 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • i think so*

    Answer by aliishott2 at 12:55 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • Sure, it's it a good idea? Probably not with most people.

    Answer by vicesix at 12:58 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • Depends on the maturity level of those involved.

    There are many of our friends that we have superficial conversations on the subjects with, then we have others that we DO NOT even bring up those subjects or anything that could be related to them. We also have a very small number of friends that are willing to discuss, probe, consider and evaluate the opinions of others.


    Answer by emptynstr at 12:58 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • I think if both people agree to disagree, you can have the conversation. It's when someone feels the need to convert people to their way of thinking that problems arise.

    Answer by CorrinaWithrow at 1:06 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • Sure, but just because you can does not mean that you should.

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 1:32 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • It really depends on the people involved. As we see here, some are more capable than others of accepting differing points of view and understanding when it comes to belief.... The same would apply for a larger scale of people. There are those who can discuss calmly, respectfully, compassionately, and there are those who can't.

    Answer by bandgeek521 at 1:33 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • With most people in the world...Id think yes, its possible.

    Answer by Amaranth361 at 1:39 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • Doubtful. I find most people will defend their belief's and not consider other views despite how open minded they claim to be.


    Answer by isabellalecour at 2:16 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • Yes. It is the humble approach and giving and recieving respect of both parties. That has been my experience and I do it all the time.

    Answer by 2tinyhineys at 3:02 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

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