I Advocate Skepticism

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    betweenhereandthere betweenhereandthere
    66-70, M
    Sep 9, 2014

    “I think; therefore I am.

    ” René Descartes
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    Feb 12, 2015

    Believe Half of What You See & None of What You Hear

    Years ago a sage, eccentric, half-cracked colleague gave me some business advice.  "You know when to believe a client?" he asked.  "No," I admitted.  "You don't believe 'em when they approve a project, you don't believe 'em when they...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto
    56-60, M
    7 Responses Oct 4, 2007

    For One's Own Good

    and no, being skeptical does not mean that you are being a know-it-all...it does not mean that you are egoistic and that you believe your opinions are the only ones that matter. being skeptical, from the way i see it, means that you are not giving yourself a chance to get fooled...
    madamoiselle madamoiselle
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2008

    Right-Winged Conspiracy Theorists N Da House

    Question everything. Trust nothing.
    mefirstGIMME mefirstGIMME
    22-25, F
    Dec 6, 2007

    Use Your Head, Listen to Your Gut, and Follow Your Heart

    I think it is important to listen to all sides of a situation.  I think it is important to think about what you hear and what you see.  In modern American society we are spoon fed "the truth", but is what we hear on the TV and read in the papers really "...
    rija rija
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 26, 2007

    Believing anything without any evidence

    or on faulty logic is irrational and irresponsible. You must take into account the credibility of your source of information and whether it is the most current accurate model. IE: "Organic food is better for your health and the planet" Your evidence comes from Blue Aura...
    rgdesigns619 rgdesigns619
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Jun 16, 2014
    mierdamundo mierdamundo
    Sep 9, 2013
    betweenhereandthere betweenhereandthere
    66-70, M
    Sep 9, 2014
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