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  • The only time beliefs are wrong is when they aren't beliefs anymore.
  • A: "I believe it is ok to sacrifice people - my religion says I can." B: "I am a judge and I am telling you that that is wrong according to the laws of our land." Yes, some people have the right to tell people they are wrong.
  • Sure, one should just not be allowed to enforce another view on somebody else.
  • According to the first amendment we do. Freedom of speech. You have the right to disagree.
  • NEVER. That is why in catholicism (SP) the Apostle's Creed say, "WE believe in...." It is your own personal choice..
  • I won't tell someone their beliefs are "wrong"; but I will point out when their beliefs are unjustified or not supported by the evidence...
  • You can believe anything you want. The rightness or wrongness is not determined by either of us. If a believe is factually wrong, then yes I can tell you that you are incorrect. Other than that, not really.
  • If it's your belief that they are wrong then sure, that's your belief.
  • No, beliefs are a personal choice deserved by all..unless it's hurting them or others.
  • I might say they are a little misguided but I would never say they were wrong. Though others don't have a problem telling me how wrong I am.
  • Yes they have the right because they can express themselves. rather or not you listen is up to you. The thing is they can say how wrong you are but that does not mean they know what they are talking about. one thing is for certain and that is nothing in life can ever be proven to the point that will satisfy every person who walks on the face of the earth.
  • NO. I believe but I respect others opinions too
  • No. However, some users here on AB do that everyday by downrating answers that contradict their beliefs.
  • No one should have the right to tell someone that their feelings and preferences are wrong. But yes, of course we should be able to tell someone that their beliefs are wrong. Beliefs are effectively statements about what we think is true about reality. More to the point, I think the most important fact about a belief, and whether it could be called "wrong", is how the person came to that belief. Psych wards are filled with people with delusions - they are nothing more than beliefs held with extreme persistence. And most or all of those beliefs are false / wrong. And there are plenty of people out here in the real world who have false beliefs too. It's our obligation as people with brains to tell them they're wrong if we can show them why and they can't show us why they're right. That's how progress is made.
  • No I do not believe they do. They have the right to say they do not agree but not to say the person is wrong.
  • People have the wrong but that doesn't make it right or just. We have free speech, but there are ways to discuss with people without humiliating them or berating them.
  • Sure. You have the right to tell anyone pretty much anything you want. This does not mean that the other person has to agree with you, or even continue the conversation. If we are talking religously, I don't see how anyone can make a good argument for anyone else's beliefs to be wrong as there is no proof either way. If you are talking about beliefs as in morals, I can understand how someone could say beliefs are wrong. I am pro-choice, and many people feel the need to tell me that I am wrong to believe that. That is their opinion, and though I don't stoop and say what I think is wrong about their beliefs, there are some who do.
  • i dont think so
  • i dont think so, it shouldnt be anyone's business
  • Does a teacher have the ' right ' to tell some of the class their answer is WRONG ? WHY tell them in the first place...? To set them on the right path to better themselves.
  • If people are given correct information, they themselves can make the decision...that what they believed in previously WAS WRONG. This is what ALL J.W' s do...present what the Bible really teaches...and then it is up to the person to make a decision...to comply or not.
  • If a question is answered properly with relevant scripture, that proves the other's ideas wrong, that is direct from Jehovah, not the person doing the posting.
  • 9-5-2017 What do you think "right" (the noun) means? What exactly do you mean when you say "belief"? This nation has always been based on some group of people telling other people how to live, and they hire the toughest guys in the area to force them to do what they are told. Is that "right" or "might" and what is the difference? What is the difference between a law and a belief? How do you distinguish between a belief commanded by a preacher and a belief commanded by a legislature? When you consider these questions, bear in mind that there is a devil whose specialty is to deceive you in exactly those subjects.
  • Since this question is under religions, then why not? In this opinionated country we live in, everyone is entitled to their own opinion.
  • Hmm! What's free speech? Just be prepared for the reactions!
  • When it comes to religion, mistaken beliefs have historically caused great harm. Think of the horrors that resulted when religious leaders
  • It's called discussion or debate
  • Yes. Beliefs are not beyond criticism. Often they are wrong. Both factually wrong or morally wrong. People who do not share your beliefs are under no obligation to treat them as "sacred" or respect them. People deserve respect, beliefs do not
  • I prefer to use the word disagree.
  • i dont think so, its none of their business

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