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Farokh Shahabi Nezhad

CEO & Co-Founder at Idearun, TEDxTehran


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Is there any way to prevent religious debates from turning into a big fight?

People discuss lots of things, politics, sports, anything
But when they discuss religious opinions, most of the time, they get all angry and try to win even with fight.
why is that? why that can't be a normal subject?
and more important, How can we prevent this?


Closing Statement from Farokh Shahabi Nezhad

Tnx everyone for their replies. I enjoyed learning from different aspect for this problem.

I can only conclude this : Don't argue with someone unless they are open minded and ready to be changed and challenged.

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    Feb 11 2013: Whatever religion is, or resembles, is within us all - the desire to be with others, to know metaphysical answers and to find contentment in knowledge and happiness...

    When the religious debate conflicts with one of the above (as being a core belief), between the persons or people, it will become problematic to discuss coherently both sides of the debate.

    Like others here have said, we need to realize we all want the same things religious discussion brings, the reiterating nature in us all to want to know, be happy - with** ourselves and others.

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