ZeusRaindropz Living in Idiotland
02/05/14 2:02 pm
Yes! When people try to force me to do something that goes against my will I feel like a terrible person. I hate when they tell me that it's about respect, not religion. But really, it's not. It effects your stance on life.
02/05/14 6:10 am
I feel you open yourself to further expansion of your beliefs. Most open minded people's values are able to change. However, there are some that no matter how much you try to prove otherwise, I will not be able to change.
02/04/14 8:34 pm
Just because you're open to hearing other ideas, it doesn't mean you automatically have to change your opinions. You never know when something might make sense or might make you stronger in your beliefs.
RambleOn try something different
02/04/14 8:23 pm
Where did you get your values? We're they given to you, instilled in you, this is the way, the truth, the only truth, all else is evil. That's called brainwashing and it is why so many smart people can believe such logic defying ideals. Quick!! Run!!
02/04/14 4:56 pm
Being open to an alternate idea does not mean accepting that idea. It means you are an intelligent person who considers all points of view to determine what is best.
Zod Above Pugetropolis
02/04/14 4:47 pm
If you have to close yourself off to the wonders of the world around you to hold on to your values, maybe those aren't the best values for you. I don't see it as exposure to "corruption", I see it as exposure to a broader worldview.
Rocker saved by grace
02/04/14 4:01 pm
There is only one way that is right, regardless of what people believe. If one opens their mind to anything other than the right way, then they are open to corruption.
02/04/14 3:47 pm
If you fear that being open to new ideas will change your values for the worse, then your values must not be very strong.
02/04/14 3:32 pm
If it can be destroyed by the truth, it deserves to be destroyed by the truth.
Questioning one's values and beliefs can either strengthen or weaken them, but it could not corrupt them of they were perfect to begin with.
02/04/14 3:32 pm
Of course not, you should never reject an idea at face value. Even if some new concept is very foreign at first, you should give it a chance and ya might learn something.
Comments: Add Comment