Quick Challenge Answer: You Shouldn’t Push Your Views On Me
by Drew Covert
This week’s Quick Challenge Answers the challenge “You shouldn’t
push your views on me”.
This is one of those statements that are meant to shut the
Christian down. You’re not really supposed to continue on with the conversation after someone utters this phrase. But does the statement “You shouldn’t push your views on me” actually make sense?
Notice first of all that this is not a challenge to Christianity,
or a refutation of your view. This is a character attack. Basically, the person saying this is accusing you of doing something immoral. They are saying that you are doing wrong. When confronted with this statement, most Christians will shrink from continuing on with the conversation.
“You shouldn’t push your views on me” turns out to be a self-defeating