Interpretational Impasse Resolution

Interpretational impasse resolution

When an agreement is made based on different views of the same statement, because said statement can be interpreted both ways. This statement often contains sophistry or rhetoric, and is entirely objective.

This usually doesn’t actually solve the problem of having different beliefs, but it does solve the problem of fighting about it unnecessarily.

A: “Religion is important for morals”
B: “Religion is not needed for morals”
C: “Religion supplies morals to those with a need for guidance”
A agrees because: “Everyone needs moral guidance”
B agrees because: “People who rely on religion for moral guidance need it”

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