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Should religious conversion be easy?
Easy religious conversion is a good thing for society.
A vibrant "free market" of faith forces religious organizations to modernize and make themselves appealing, and thus less dogmatic and oppressive.
Easy religious conversion allows people born into a tradition that might not provide respect for them (such as a woman or gay, etc.) to leave and find something fulfilling for them.
Widespread religious conversion means that people are more likely to meet members of other faiths.
Easy religious conversion can weaken the power of a dominant religious institution, and provide people potentially harmed by it an easy way out.
Making it difficult to convert to a religion is akin to regulating thought, which is unethical.
Easy religious conversion may attract non-committal converters.
Easy religious conversion allows for proselytization to wreck the culture of a society or people, either from external missionaries or pressure on people from that culture now joining this society.
Easy religious conversion allows for individuals to easily create new religious movements and sects.
Religious conversion can cause rifts in families.
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