Rules of etiquette commonly call for the avoidance of certain topics. Chief among those are politics and religion.
It is worth noting that these are treated as two separate items, and rightly so.
When religion is factored into politics neither can work appropriately.
Religion deals with spirituality, with ones belief in being part of a specific god’s community and the leaders therein are charged with representing a specific community of belief.
Politics deals with issues specific to secular communities. An elected representative is charged with representing everyone, not just those who subscribe to a certain belief system. Though some governments tend to forget this. [Read more…] about Politics and Religion