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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?

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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 14 2013: Morality is prioritized on the basis of usefulness or pain is the psychology thought according to Jonathan Haidt. Let me see if I have this right, are you telling me that you believe that it is wrong for anyone to interfere with your moral beliefs and practices ? If so then what you are talking about is Normal Relativism in regards to morality.
    • Feb 17 2013: Robin,

      Einstein would have been proud of you.
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      Feb 18 2013: Robin....hope you don't mind me telling you this:

      When you want to reply to a comment, come back to the conversation and hit the red replie button, so that the person you are replying to sees your comment directed at them....otherwise, your comments will appear to be directed at noone in particular.......like your three comments above..........who were they for?

      Thank you,
      Mary

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