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Disagreements with a huge polarizing effect

Disagreements with a huge polarizing effect

It is common to disagree with peers, friends, family members and even strangers. Normally, it is harmless banter and one gets along fine with people with a different taste in pizza or a basketball team.

Certain political, religious, or cultural disagreements have a huge polarizing effect, something which is potent enough to destroy friendships and form lifelong enmity.

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Different moral values make the person view the discussion as a right versus wrong or good versus evil fight, in which it is natural to make an enemy out of the other person, who is now being looked at in a different light.

Divisive topics, especially politics and religion, are by definition loaded with subjectivity and have no worldwide consensus.

This creates an inherent threat in the participant, as the moral, religious, and political values start to lose ground, creating anxiety and extreme reactions, l...

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