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    Does everyone have a right to believe what one wants? The answer would be yes but a qualified "yes". Does everyone have a right to act on his beliefs? This is where it becomes rather tricky. One is free to believe whatever one wants to believe since no one can really control that. But one is not free to act on beliefs that will negatively affect other people.

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    Does everyone have a right to believe what one wants? The answer would be yes but a qualified "yes". Does everyone have a right to act on his beliefs? This is where it becomes rather tricky.

    Because our actions affect other people either directly or indirectly, it puts to question whether everyone should believe whatever they want. This is because it is difficult (almost impossible) to believe something and not act on it. If somebody believes that one race is ...

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    This post addresses the question: Does everyone have a right to believe what one wants? The answer would be yes but a qualified "yes". Does everyone have a right to act on his beliefs? This is where it becomes rather tricky. Suppose one believes that one race or sex is superior to the others?

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