Originally Posted by SkinWalker
That having been said, I disagree that we cannot criticize religions. This isn't the thread for it, but why is it that we cannot argue or debate the merits of someone's religion. We debate and argue the politics of others. We debate and argue the legal positions others take on issues like marriage, executions, border security, immigration and the like. But somehow we've all agreed to respect the beliefs of others no matter how irrational they are. But I digress... this is, perhaps, another thread.
I agree, though for a different reason than yourself. It is necessary for someone who believes something to question it in order to understand their own position fully (and makes that belief stronger if it is well placed).
Doing so happens helps out in forum discussions too.