Originally Posted by Achilles
Because no one holds their beliefs in a vacuum. What other think and believe can and does have an impact on all of us.
When milions of people go into a voting booth and vote against individual rights such as abortion or life-saving scientific research such as embryonic stem cell research because of their religious beliefs isn't that "forcing it on others"?
Extremely good point. Thank you for posting it, Achilles.
Originally Posted by Vikinor
I don't want to get on your bad side or anything, but it appears to me that you simply wrote off some of the things I said by calling them contradictory. I will admit that I could have worded them better. I will do that now.
Hmm. If you're making contradictory statements it kind of negates your argument. You can't have it both ways. You can't fault Achlles for not arguing back both sides.