Comment: perhaps

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perhaps

but if they have a good explanation, even if it comes from ideological motivations I don't relate to, I'll have to give their opinions some traction. Besides, if they don't have a good explanation, their lack of credibility will be obvious or maybe they will even entertain an alternative perspective.
It's the inclusive nature of positive discussion. No one can lose much and we each have a chance to gain something.