Not that anyone is going to read this, but I thought it might be a good idea to have an open non martial arts discussion forum on here.
There are some good articulate minds out there who are willing and able to take debates beyond the martial arts. Yes there are other places this can happen, but why break up the community of thinkers that are here.
Religion, politics and current affairs are always interesting talking points and regardless what off-key views come out they are just words at the end of the day. So if it is possible to add another forum I think this would be a good one to consider. Also