I Advocate Skepticism

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 164 People

    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
    mierdamundo mierdamundo
    31-35
    Sep 9, 2013

    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
    betweenhereandthere betweenhereandthere
    61-65, M
    Sep 9, 2014

    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
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2008

    “I think; therefore I am.

    ” René Descartes
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 12, 2015
    betweenhereandthere betweenhereandthere
    61-65, M
    Sep 9, 2014

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    22-25, M
    Apr 4
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    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
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