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How do you have a conversation with someone who doesn't even adhere to fundamental principles of freedom of thought and speech or worse, thinks that you do not even deserve to live?
The only response I've ever heard a Muslim give to explain why he Doesn't kill apostates is:
"Historically, there is precedent for letting some apostates live... so, they don't all have to die."
Wow, way to clear things up...
A few tangent thoughts:
1) Some might argue that any law that reduces the human population on this planet is a good law. Especially laws that reduce the number of breeders. Humans are just another species of animal, and like any animal whose population outgrows it's food supply (resources), there will be dire consequences if the population is not kept in check. Since we are at the top of the food chain, it behooves us to regulate our own population voluntarily instead of waiting for nature to do the dirty work. Birth control is the most humane method of control. Pre-agriculture tribes understood intimately how many mouths they could feed with the resources at hand, and kept themselves in check. Post-agriculture culture, which created slavery and money, came to focus on growth instead of balance. Prosperity depends on balance, not growth.
If our basic needs of food, water, and shelter are not met, then loftier notions like freedom and peace are just exercises in mental masturbation.
2) Belief/non-belief is not a choice. People can come up with all kinds of arguments to support and justify their beliefs or lack of. But underlining all such postulations that fact of the matter is your life experiences have either lead you to believe or not believe in whatever. This is not to say that new experiences will not change the nature of your belief, just that it is not a matter of conscious choice. This is also not to say that a non-believer cannot practice and follow the rituals and doctrine of a particular faith, but going through the motions and truly believing are two entirely different things.