In this brief essay, I will try to demonstrate two simple points:
1. Even pure devotees can disagree on appropriate punishment for serious misdeeds.
2. Offensive criticism of good devotees with opposing views on this or other topics, destroys the possibility of open and fair debate. This in turn threatens the existence of a brahminical society, which requires open, respectful discussion and debate.
… Vaiṣṇava Debate on Moral Issues