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Discover Why Talking about Politics with Friends is Almost Always a Bad Idea

Discover Why Talking about Politics with Friends is Almost Always a Bad Idea

It is common knowledge that one should refrain from discussing religion and politics with friends and family. There is a very good reason for this. These topics polarize people.

Let’s look at why it’s not a good idea to discuss politics.

People Vote Based on Beliefs

Who you vote for is a very emotional topic because it stems from beliefs that you have. This is who you are. For example, people who were brought up to believe that the strong should take care of the weak will believe in voting for politicians who give out huge welfare handouts.

People who were brought up and instilled with values such as hard work will believe in going out and getting your own instead of having others give it to you. So, they’ll be against politicians who take their hard earned taxes and give it to those who won’t do their part and get a job. Continue reading