Well observed, Dan.
I agree completely... the best discussions I've had with members of other traditions have taken place on that basis. In fact, if they're not of that ilk, I just walk away because they have nothing to interest me.
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)
"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine