Something came up in the comments on this answer to a question on whether to close controversial questions that I feel deserves its own question:
What is the ideal response to a question based on a premise one does not accept?
What is the best way to introduce my 6yo to firearms use?
When encountered by someone opposed to exposing children to firearms
How can I help my 2yo transition from crib to a "big girl" bed?
When encountered by a proponent of co-sleeping
Is it normal for my newly-circumcised son to experience mild swelling?
When encountered by someone opposed to male circumcision
When is the best time to instruct children on the use of contraception and other safer sex practices?
When encountered by someone opposed to the use of contraception and/or in favor of abstinence-only instruction
Is Ambrose Bierce's "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" is appropriate for middle school age children?
When encountered by someone who knows that "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" was written by Mark Twain
Now that we know that HIV is totally unrelated to AIDS, is there anything we can do to protect our children from AIDS?
When encountered by someone who knows that extensive research has shown that HIV is the virus responsible for AIDS