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← When Comes the Time To Convert People?

Stevehill's Avatar Jump to comment 6 by Stevehill

So tell me why shouldn't we try and convert as many people as possible?

Because as soon as you start indoctrinating people into a belief system on the grounds that it is self-evidently superior, you've created a new religion. You've sunk to their level.

We should not be in the business of "saving" people. Freedom means people are free to be dumb, as long as they are not harming anyone else.

The harmful bits of religion obviously can and should be resisted, and hey, they don't burn witches and heretics so much these days: we're getting there.

Thu, 27 Oct 2011 21:48:17 UTC | #884704