Religion and Politics – Why are they Hot Topics in Public Discourse?

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This entry is written as a response to Paul Graham’s article, “Keep your identity small.” (http://www.paulgraham.com/identity.html) Graham states that any mention of religion or politics on an online forum degenerates into a religious or political argument. Unlike other fields of expertise, people who engage in such religious or political arguments do not need to “have any particular expertise”. Instead, all …