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I Advocate Skepticism

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    Right-Winged Conspiracy Theorists N Da House

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

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    betweenhereandthere betweenhereandthere 61-65, M Sep 9, 2014

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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2008

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    betweenhereandthere betweenhereandthere 61-65, M Sep 9, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 Sep 9, 2013

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    “I think; therefore I am.

    ” René Descartes
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 12

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    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

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    First I would like to get something out of the way. Yes, I am a Socialist. I tend to identify with Social Democracy because it is the most easily-reachable and realistic option...
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    I've seen a lot of people on here claim they are pro life but ultimately feel like it's up to the woman to decide. That's called being pro choice. You don't have to agree with...
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    I am appalled by this subversive self-objectification. You girls are meant to be feminists. Advocates for equality and female rights. And yet when you try to insult men who are...
    LivingForFreedom LivingForFreedom 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    Today I am a Deist who believes in the God of Nature, reason, and science (knowledge), but no longer believes in the Supernatural God aka The Trinity Doctrine, or miracles. Like...
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    Maybe because I have a lot to be pessimistic about? Or maybe it's just who I am? Or maybe both? Or...maybe it's one of those weird cyclical things where one thing leads to another...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    Desperate for closeness and attention she waded through her messages with skepticism.
    imcomplacent imcomplacent 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I should begin with the shadow man. A shadow figure who resembled my father in shape and profile, had been spotted several times at my estranged father's home before I moved in...
    nothingnoone89 nothingnoone89 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Skeptical is putting it mildly. I'm not sure that I trust them at all anymore... Not just the dating aspect either but even the platonic ones. Every relationship I've ever had has...
    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Recently my Christianity has come into question. People have challenged my beliefs to a point where even I found myself questioning that which I perceive as the truth. I’ve come...
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    backgroundguy backgroundguy 22-25, M Mar 22

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    cts77 cts77 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 26

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    I have to adapt to life in countless ways. I've learned that if you don't adapt, and adapt quickly, you'll be miserable, filled with self-pity, and not be the person you were meant...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    i can't believe how open Portland is. you can literally be you in this town. I'm a hippie (though I shower daily), grain free organic only 40 something, Buddhist yoga teacher and...
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    sentimental post #5646: Even though i feel "old" I am an advocate for hand-holding, long kisses in the rain, dancing to a cheesy tune, sharing a blanket on the couch...guess these...
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    YourMyLove YourMyLove 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    The social experiment that was the pack of misfits I'd invested so much of my efforts into has evolved against my comfort. "Retreat", "**** 'em, Reassert your independence", "Walk...
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    I really wanted to do something to change the world for the better. I found this organization called Children International. At first, I thought it was a scam (it's sad that scams...
    ThereToCare ThereToCare 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really wanted to do something to change the world for the better. I found this organization called Children International. At first, I thought it was a scam (it's sad that scams...
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    I really wanted to do something to change the world for the better. I found this organization called Children International. At first, I thought it was a scam (it's sad that scams...
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