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I had a topic on SofF* recently beginning with the word 'Honesty'. In the way it was written there it would not be one which would work in a similar way here, but the word has been running around in my head for some time.
since there appear to be only a half-dozen or so of us reading and posting here, I think I'll form a question and see what happens!

Do you think you are being honest and truthful if and when you say something like - I know this is true because I had this personal experience?
I do not recall many times when such an idea has been accompanied by: 'of course, I know I could be wrong and admit that there is only hearsay or anecdotal evidence '?

One of the advantages of not believing anything supernatural is that I am never writing falsehoods. I am never having to defend a claim or a position which is totally without objective evidence.

Note: I am most definitely not saying you (generalised you) are lying, but if you thinkabout what you say from a disinterested, impartial point of view, can you say with absolute confidence that you are beinghonest?

* which, as drayeye might have noted, went on for several interesting pages!

Susan

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Honesty 688 Susan Doris 24-Oct-18 16:44
Re: Honesty 83 eli stills 24-Oct-18 19:20
Re: Honesty 72 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 05:12
Re: Honesty 69 eli stills 25-Oct-18 15:36
Re: Honesty 66 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 16:54
Eli 75 drrayeye 25-Oct-18 18:12
Re: Honesty 76 greengirl5 24-Oct-18 21:42
Re: Honesty 67 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 05:51
Been thinking...... 63 greengirl5 25-Oct-18 08:35
Re: Been thinking...... 68 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 10:56
Re: Been thinking...... 61 greengirl5 25-Oct-18 12:14
One mind 57 greengirl5 25-Oct-18 12:48
Re: One mind 58 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 13:51
Re: Been thinking...... 69 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 13:41
So, you don't know anything about Carl Jung 68 greengirl5 25-Oct-18 21:38
Re: So, you don't know anything about Carl Jung 67 Susan Doris 26-Oct-18 05:15
Not important 57 greengirl5 26-Oct-18 09:05
Re: Not important 58 Susan Doris 26-Oct-18 09:28
Re: Not important 60 greengirl5 26-Oct-18 11:47
Re: Not important 65 Susan Doris 26-Oct-18 13:10
No need to look it up for me 61 greengirl5 26-Oct-18 21:27
HONEST discussion 64 greengirl5 26-Oct-18 22:49
Re: HONEST discussion 59 Susan Doris 27-Oct-18 05:16
Not a happy thread 57 drrayeye 27-Oct-18 07:19
Re: Not a happy thread 60 Susan Doris 27-Oct-18 07:35
Re: Not a happy thread 62 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 09:00
Preachy 64 drrayeye 25-Oct-18 13:51
Re: Preachy 67 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 14:17
I wish I could say "Sciencey" 70 drrayeye 25-Oct-18 17:54
Re: I wish I could say "Sciencey" 64 Susan Doris 26-Oct-18 05:52
Re: I wish I could say "Sciencey" 64 drrayeye 26-Oct-18 07:10
Re: I wish I could say "Sciencey" 64 Susan Doris 26-Oct-18 08:44
Re: I wish I could say "Sciencey" 67 jazzmumbles 03-Nov-18 22:16
Re: I wish I could say "Sciencey" 58 drrayeye 04-Nov-18 00:24
Re: I wish I could say "Sciencey" 54 Susan Doris 04-Nov-18 08:19
Faith and science 53 greengirl5 04-Nov-18 09:26
Re: Faith and science 53 Susan Doris 04-Nov-18 09:48
responses to Justin 52 drrayeye 04-Nov-18 12:31
Re: I wish I could say "Sciencey" 105 jazzmumbles 04-Nov-18 15:09
I beg your pardon 62 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 09:25
Re: I beg your pardon 62 Susan Doris 27-Oct-18 11:52
Re: I beg your pardon 70 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 12:10
I am sure Carl Jung would be worried! 64 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 12:59
Re: I am sure Carl Jung would be worried! 64 Susan Doris 27-Oct-18 13:20
100% coincidence 61 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 13:24
Re: I beg your pardon 64 Susan Doris 27-Oct-18 13:12
One mind 65 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 13:45
The big difference 61 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 13:53
Re: The big difference 65 Susan Doris 27-Oct-18 16:43
Re: The big difference 57 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 20:55
Re: The big difference 59 Susan Doris 28-Oct-18 05:14
Re: The big difference 61 greengirl5 28-Oct-18 21:13
Re: One mind 65 Susan Doris 27-Oct-18 16:37
Re: One mind 63 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 21:09
Re: One mind 57 Susan Doris 28-Oct-18 05:19
Carl Jung a liar??? - !!! 61 greengirl5 28-Oct-18 21:27
Re: Carl Jung a liar??? - !!! 58 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 05:48
Re: Carl Jung a liar??? - !!! 61 greengirl5 29-Oct-18 07:40
Re: Carl Jung a liar??? - !!! 59 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 09:10
Beyond absurd 65 greengirl5 29-Oct-18 12:10
Pathological disbeliever 60 drrayeye 27-Oct-18 20:15
Re: Pathological disbeliever 61 Eddie Larry 27-Oct-18 20:46
Re: Pathological disbeliever 60 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 21:20
Re: Pathological disbeliever 58 Eddie Larry 27-Oct-18 22:35
Sorry! 65 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 23:14
Re: Pathological disbeliever 64 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 21:16
Rocks falling from the sky 61 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 21:40
Re: Pathological disbeliever 64 M. J. Thomas 29-Oct-18 10:05
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 73 Eddie Larry 27-Oct-18 20:52
The patron saint of the one mind 64 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 22:21
Balderdash 63 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 23:11
Re: Balderdash 64 Susan Doris 28-Oct-18 05:35
Re: Balderdash 66 greengirl5 28-Oct-18 21:40
Re: Balderdash 59 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 05:56
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 62 Susan Doris 28-Oct-18 05:28
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 61 Eddie Larry 28-Oct-18 14:25
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 62 Susan Doris 28-Oct-18 16:54
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 65 Eddie Larry 28-Oct-18 17:49
Should one respond? 65 drrayeye 29-Oct-18 01:36
Re: Should one respond? 65 Eddie Larry 29-Oct-18 01:51
Re: Should one respond? 65 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 07:05
Re: Should one respond? 65 Eddie Larry 29-Oct-18 14:13
Re: Should one respond? 64 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 16:44
Re: Should one respond? 58 Eddie Larry 29-Oct-18 23:37
Re: Should one respond? 60 Susan Doris 30-Oct-18 06:23
Catch 22!!!! 56 Itatw70s 31-Oct-18 16:48
Re: Catch 22!!!! 58 Susan Doris 31-Oct-18 17:46
Re: Catch 22!!!! A reply. 58 Itatw70s 31-Oct-18 23:52
Re: Catch 22!!!! A reply. 54 Susan Doris 01-Nov-18 06:09
Re: Catch 22!!!! A reply. 51 Itatw70s 01-Nov-18 11:38
Blue Sky Thinking 53 Eddie Larry 31-Oct-18 17:37
Re: Blue Sky Thinking 52 Susan Doris 31-Oct-18 18:16
Re: Blue Sky Thinking 53 Eddie Larry 31-Oct-18 21:51
Wrong Wrong Wrong 59 drrayeye 31-Oct-18 22:29
Re: Wrong Wrong Wrong 52 Eddie Larry 01-Nov-18 00:18
Re: Wrong Wrong Wrong 57 Susan Doris 01-Nov-18 06:19
Re: Wrong Wrong Wrong 55 Itatw70s 01-Nov-18 11:50
defetnsiveness and Gish galloping 56 drrayeye 01-Nov-18 16:22
Re: defetnsiveness and Gish galloping 58 Susan Doris 01-Nov-18 18:05
Re: Should one respond? 61 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 11:17
Re: Should one respond? 56 Eddie Larry 29-Oct-18 23:38
Re: Should one respond? 55 Susan Doris 30-Oct-18 07:29
Re: Should one respond? 49 Eddie Larry 01-Nov-18 00:17
Re: Should one respond? 64 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 08:21
I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 60 drrayeye 29-Oct-18 17:41
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 69 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 19:13
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 56 Eddie Larry 29-Oct-18 23:07
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 56 Susan Doris 30-Oct-18 07:41
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 54 Eddie Larry 30-Oct-18 22:29
What went wrong? 62 greengirl5 31-Oct-18 02:00
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 51 Susan Doris 31-Oct-18 05:59
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 46 Itatw70s 31-Oct-18 16:58
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 51 Susan Doris 31-Oct-18 18:21
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 48 Itatw70s 31-Oct-18 17:00
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 60 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 06:05
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 56 Eddie Larry 29-Oct-18 23:18
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 52 Susan Doris 30-Oct-18 07:48
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 50 Eddie Larry 30-Oct-18 22:18
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 61 Susan Doris 31-Oct-18 06:18
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 49 Eddie Larry 31-Oct-18 15:24
Honesty and believeability 78 drrayeye 24-Oct-18 21:50
Re: Honesty and believeability 72 greengirl5 25-Oct-18 00:13
Re: Honesty and believeability 75 Itatw70s 25-Oct-18 00:47
Re: Honesty and believeability 79 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 07:12
Words of wisdom 65 drrayeye 26-Oct-18 10:20
Re: Words of wisdom 79 Susan Doris 26-Oct-18 11:34
Re: Honesty and believeability 102 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 07:02
Re: Honesty 105 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 04:54


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