Saturday, October 29, 2011

Video: Friendships with People of Opposite Philosophy

By Diana Hsieh

In a past Rationally Selfish Webcast, I discussed friendships with people of opposite philosophy. The question was:

How can I maintain my integrity in friendships with people of opposite philosophic views? I struggle to keep good relations with family and friends who support our current political system in which some people are helped at the expense of others, which I regard as slavery. They support ObamaCare, EPA restrictions, and welfare programs. Through years of caring discussions, I realize that they do not hold the individual as sacred but instead focus on what's best for "the group." At this point, I often feel more pain than pleasure being with them, even though we have many other values in common, yet I hate to cut them off. How can I maintain good relationships with them -- or should I stop trying?
Here's the video of my answer:

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