Why do $p$ and $q$ have to be different in RSA?

Published: 14/11/2017
Why do $p$ and $q$ have to be different in RSA?
Source: CRYPTO.STACKEXCHANGE.COM

When using RSA cryptography, it is possible to have the decrypted message and the initial message the same when $p$ and $q$ are the same. So why are they always different?

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