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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 986 Susan Doris 24-Oct-18 16:44
Re: Honesty 165 eli stills 24-Oct-18 19:20
Re: Honesty 146 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 05:12
Re: Honesty 144 eli stills 25-Oct-18 15:36
Re: Honesty 144 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 16:54
Eli 154 drrayeye 25-Oct-18 18:12
Re: Honesty 155 greengirl5 24-Oct-18 21:42
Re: Honesty 149 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 05:51
Been thinking...... 148 greengirl5 25-Oct-18 08:35
Re: Been thinking...... 144 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 10:56
Re: Been thinking...... 138 greengirl5 25-Oct-18 12:14
One mind 150 greengirl5 25-Oct-18 12:48
Re: One mind 133 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 13:51
Re: Been thinking...... 143 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 13:41
So, you don't know anything about Carl Jung 153 greengirl5 25-Oct-18 21:38
Re: So, you don't know anything about Carl Jung 150 Susan Doris 26-Oct-18 05:15
Not important 132 greengirl5 26-Oct-18 09:05
Re: Not important 145 Susan Doris 26-Oct-18 09:28
Re: Not important 134 greengirl5 26-Oct-18 11:47
Re: Not important 146 Susan Doris 26-Oct-18 13:10
No need to look it up for me 138 greengirl5 26-Oct-18 21:27
HONEST discussion 137 greengirl5 26-Oct-18 22:49
Re: HONEST discussion 136 Susan Doris 27-Oct-18 05:16
Not a happy thread 144 drrayeye 27-Oct-18 07:19
Re: Not a happy thread 135 Susan Doris 27-Oct-18 07:35
Re: Not a happy thread 148 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 09:00
Preachy 143 drrayeye 25-Oct-18 13:51
Re: Preachy 150 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 14:17
I wish I could say "Sciencey" 150 drrayeye 25-Oct-18 17:54
Re: I wish I could say "Sciencey" 147 Susan Doris 26-Oct-18 05:52
Re: I wish I could say "Sciencey" 156 drrayeye 26-Oct-18 07:10
Re: I wish I could say "Sciencey" 148 Susan Doris 26-Oct-18 08:44
Re: I wish I could say "Sciencey" 157 jazzmumbles 03-Nov-18 22:16
Re: I wish I could say "Sciencey" 134 drrayeye 04-Nov-18 00:24
Re: I wish I could say "Sciencey" 129 Susan Doris 04-Nov-18 08:19
Faith and science 132 greengirl5 04-Nov-18 09:26
Re: Faith and science 134 Susan Doris 04-Nov-18 09:48
responses to Justin 130 drrayeye 04-Nov-18 12:31
Re: I wish I could say "Sciencey" 262 jazzmumbles 04-Nov-18 15:09
I beg your pardon 140 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 09:25
Re: I beg your pardon 140 Susan Doris 27-Oct-18 11:52
Re: I beg your pardon 153 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 12:10
I am sure Carl Jung would be worried! 148 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 12:59
Re: I am sure Carl Jung would be worried! 143 Susan Doris 27-Oct-18 13:20
100% coincidence 141 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 13:24
Re: I beg your pardon 145 Susan Doris 27-Oct-18 13:12
One mind 157 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 13:45
The big difference 142 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 13:53
Re: The big difference 150 Susan Doris 27-Oct-18 16:43
Re: The big difference 132 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 20:55
Re: The big difference 154 Susan Doris 28-Oct-18 05:14
Re: The big difference 143 greengirl5 28-Oct-18 21:13
Re: One mind 143 Susan Doris 27-Oct-18 16:37
Re: One mind 138 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 21:09
Re: One mind 151 Susan Doris 28-Oct-18 05:19
Carl Jung a liar??? - !!! 138 greengirl5 28-Oct-18 21:27
Re: Carl Jung a liar??? - !!! 135 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 05:48
Re: Carl Jung a liar??? - !!! 139 greengirl5 29-Oct-18 07:40
Re: Carl Jung a liar??? - !!! 135 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 09:10
Beyond absurd 157 greengirl5 29-Oct-18 12:10
Pathological disbeliever 159 drrayeye 27-Oct-18 20:15
Re: Pathological disbeliever 135 Eddie Larry 27-Oct-18 20:46
Re: Pathological disbeliever 138 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 21:20
Re: Pathological disbeliever 139 Eddie Larry 27-Oct-18 22:35
Sorry! 143 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 23:14
Re: Pathological disbeliever 142 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 21:16
Rocks falling from the sky 147 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 21:40
Re: Pathological disbeliever 160 M. J. Thomas 29-Oct-18 10:05
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 160 Eddie Larry 27-Oct-18 20:52
The patron saint of the one mind 147 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 22:21
Balderdash 138 greengirl5 27-Oct-18 23:11
Re: Balderdash 145 Susan Doris 28-Oct-18 05:35
Re: Balderdash 143 greengirl5 28-Oct-18 21:40
Re: Balderdash 150 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 05:56
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 135 Susan Doris 28-Oct-18 05:28
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 140 Eddie Larry 28-Oct-18 14:25
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 141 Susan Doris 28-Oct-18 16:54
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 157 Eddie Larry 28-Oct-18 17:49
Should one respond? 142 drrayeye 29-Oct-18 01:36
Re: Should one respond? 151 Eddie Larry 29-Oct-18 01:51
Re: Should one respond? 141 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 07:05
Re: Should one respond? 142 Eddie Larry 29-Oct-18 14:13
Re: Should one respond? 142 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 16:44
Re: Should one respond? 143 Eddie Larry 29-Oct-18 23:37
Re: Should one respond? 142 Susan Doris 30-Oct-18 06:23
Catch 22!!!! 131 Itatw70s 31-Oct-18 16:48
Re: Catch 22!!!! 132 Susan Doris 31-Oct-18 17:46
Re: Catch 22!!!! A reply. 136 Itatw70s 31-Oct-18 23:52
Re: Catch 22!!!! A reply. 140 Susan Doris 01-Nov-18 06:09
Re: Catch 22!!!! A reply. 125 Itatw70s 01-Nov-18 11:38
Blue Sky Thinking 128 Eddie Larry 31-Oct-18 17:37
Re: Blue Sky Thinking 122 Susan Doris 31-Oct-18 18:16
Re: Blue Sky Thinking 125 Eddie Larry 31-Oct-18 21:51
Wrong Wrong Wrong 133 drrayeye 31-Oct-18 22:29
Re: Wrong Wrong Wrong 127 Eddie Larry 01-Nov-18 00:18
Re: Wrong Wrong Wrong 133 Susan Doris 01-Nov-18 06:19
Re: Wrong Wrong Wrong 129 Itatw70s 01-Nov-18 11:50
defetnsiveness and Gish galloping 138 drrayeye 01-Nov-18 16:22
Re: defetnsiveness and Gish galloping 133 Susan Doris 01-Nov-18 18:05
Re: Should one respond? 142 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 11:17
Re: Should one respond? 130 Eddie Larry 29-Oct-18 23:38
Re: Should one respond? 134 Susan Doris 30-Oct-18 07:29
Re: Should one respond? 126 Eddie Larry 01-Nov-18 00:17
Re: Should one respond? 138 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 08:21
I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 141 drrayeye 29-Oct-18 17:41
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 145 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 19:13
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 134 Eddie Larry 29-Oct-18 23:07
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 134 Susan Doris 30-Oct-18 07:41
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 133 Eddie Larry 30-Oct-18 22:29
What went wrong? 155 greengirl5 31-Oct-18 02:00
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 117 Susan Doris 31-Oct-18 05:59
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 113 Itatw70s 31-Oct-18 16:58
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 122 Susan Doris 31-Oct-18 18:21
Re: I'll continue to comment on misrepresentations of science 117 Itatw70s 31-Oct-18 17:00
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 130 Susan Doris 29-Oct-18 06:05
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 134 Eddie Larry 29-Oct-18 23:18
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 120 Susan Doris 30-Oct-18 07:48
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 127 Eddie Larry 30-Oct-18 22:18
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 150 Susan Doris 31-Oct-18 06:18
Re: One mind = One verse = Uni verse 116 Eddie Larry 31-Oct-18 15:24
Honesty and believeability 146 drrayeye 24-Oct-18 21:50
Re: Honesty and believeability 144 greengirl5 25-Oct-18 00:13
Re: Honesty and believeability 145 Itatw70s 25-Oct-18 00:47
Re: Honesty and believeability 148 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 07:12
Words of wisdom 137 drrayeye 26-Oct-18 10:20
Re: Words of wisdom 158 Susan Doris 26-Oct-18 11:34
Re: Honesty and believeability 185 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 07:02
Re: Honesty 178 Susan Doris 25-Oct-18 04:54


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