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It seems to me that personal belief can get in the way of open-minded skepticism. This is a shame because having an open mind is the only way to find truth. Dodging questions, ignoring evidence, and placing faith in ideas are all forms of close-mindedness.

Ed, does this idea have any relevance to the acceptance/rejection of any of your ideas?

I applaud you for being bold and speaking your mind. Whether or not I agree with everything you say it completely beside the point. Any open-minded person is on the right track. You do not seem to be caught up in belief. You demand evidence. Unfortunately some people feel that your speculation and extrapolations are ideas that you would die for. They in turn fight back with close-minded statements, dismissals or ideas, or even half baked ideas of their own.

So I pose the question: Is your own belief getting in the way of you seeing any truths that may be in front of your face?

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Being Open-Minded 193 neurojoe13 10-May-08 07:45
Re: Being Open-Minded 112 SphinxGirl 10-May-08 08:07
Re: Being Open-Minded 106 Lugh 10-May-08 08:32
Re: Being Open-Minded 101 Simon Peter 10-May-08 09:19
Re: Being Open-Minded 95 neurojoe13 10-May-08 15:11
Re: Being Open-Minded 77 Simon Peter 10-May-08 17:41
Re: Being Open-Minded 116 Olver X 10-May-08 21:28
Re: Being Open-Minded 121 Simon Peter 10-May-08 22:53
Re: Being Open-Minded 101 Olver X 10-May-08 23:56
Re: Being Open-Minded 85 Simon Peter 11-May-08 00:06
Wow, Mr. Hancock has now been informed by Maaters. 130 Ghia 11-May-08 01:31
Hall Of Maat/ Link to GH former commentary 142 Ghia 11-May-08 03:04
Re: Hall Of Maat/ Link to GH former commentary 83 Simon Peter 11-May-08 10:29
Re: Hall Of Maat/ Link to GH former commentary 140 hendrik dirker 11-May-08 11:40
Re: Hall Of Maat/ Link to GH former commentary 112 Simon Peter 11-May-08 11:54
Re: Being Open-Minded 103 EdMalkowski 10-May-08 14:32
Re: Being Open-Minded 107 Lugh 10-May-08 15:08
Re: Being Open-Minded 101 martinpescatore 11-May-08 08:54
Re: Being Open-Minded 110 martinpescatore 10-May-08 10:35
Re: Being Open-Minded 90 drrayeye 10-May-08 10:43
Re: Being Open-Minded 79 EdMalkowski 10-May-08 13:17
Re: Being Open-Minded 96 Sirfiroth 10-May-08 15:12
Re: Being Open-Minded 54 legionromanes 10-May-08 16:16
Re: Being Open-Minded 58 EdMalkowski 11-May-08 13:25
Re: Being Open-Minded 93 legionromanes 11-May-08 18:07
Re: ATTEMTION - NEUROJOE13 85 EdMalkowski 11-May-08 19:32
Re: ATTEMTION - NEUROJOE13 95 legionromanes 11-May-08 19:44
Re: ATTEMTION - NEUROJOE13 121 Me 12-May-08 00:06
Re: ATTEMTION - NEUROJOE13 81 legionromanes 12-May-08 00:52
Re: ATTEMTION - NEUROJOE13 145 Lugh 12-May-08 05:50
Re: ATTEMTION - NEUROJOE13 52 EdMalkowski 13-May-08 19:33
Re: ATTEMTION - NEUROJOE13 93 legionromanes 14-May-08 01:29
Re: ATTEMTION - NEUROJOE13 74 EdMalkowski 14-May-08 01:38
Re: ATTEMTION - NEUROJOE13 91 EdMalkowski 14-May-08 01:46
Re: ATTEMTION - NEUROJOE13 51 legionromanes 14-May-08 02:33
Re: ATTEMTION - NEUROJOE13 70 EdMalkowski 14-May-08 02:42
Re: ATTEMTION - NEUROJOE13 186 Lugh 14-May-08 06:14
Re: ATTEMTION - NEUROJOE13 96 EdMalkowski 14-May-08 20:27
Re: Being Open-Minded 103 richarddullum 15-May-08 05:27
Re: Being Open-Minded 101 Graham Hancock 15-May-08 12:07
Re: Being Open-Minded 98 drrayeye 15-May-08 13:55
Re: Being Open-Minded 90 Raja 15-May-08 19:28
Re: Being Open-Minded 51 loveritas 15-May-08 12:20
Re: Being Open-Minded 75 legionromanes 15-May-08 12:43
Re: Being Open-Minded 113 SphinxGirl 15-May-08 15:07
Re: Being Open-Minded 72 legionromanes 15-May-08 16:43
Re: Being Open-Minded 71 SphinxGirl 15-May-08 17:26
Re: Being Open-Minded 69 legionromanes 15-May-08 18:31
Re: Being Open-Minded 99 SphinxGirl 16-May-08 15:08
Re: Being Open-Minded 80 martinpescatore 16-May-08 16:04
Re: Being Open-Minded 77 SphinxGirl 16-May-08 17:17
Re: Being Open-Minded 100 legionromanes 17-May-08 00:09
Re: Being Open-Minded 110 hendrik dirker 17-May-08 07:31
Re: Being Open-Minded 96 martinpescatore 17-May-08 08:20
Re: Being Open-Minded 98 SphinxGirl 17-May-08 08:32
Re: Being Open-Minded 60 legionromanes 17-May-08 11:54
Re: Being Open-Minded 93 SphinxGirl 17-May-08 21:46
Re: Being Open-Minded 100 martinpescatore 17-May-08 13:57
Re: Being Open-Minded 91 SphinxGirl 17-May-08 21:48
Re: Being Open-Minded 106 martinpescatore 18-May-08 08:13
Re: Being Open-Minded 48 SphinxGirl 18-May-08 23:20
Re: Being Open-Minded 102 martinpescatore 17-May-08 08:34
Re: Being Open-Minded 72 SphinxGirl 17-May-08 08:29
Re: Being Open-Minded 89 EdMalkowski 18-May-08 01:19
Re: Being Open-Minded 97 legionromanes 18-May-08 19:06
That was rude, legion 98 SphinxGirl 18-May-08 23:21
Re: That was rude, legion 95 legionromanes 18-May-08 23:23
Re: That was rude, legion 98 legionromanes 18-May-08 23:44
Re: That was rude, legion 98 EdMalkowski 19-May-08 01:12
Re: That was rude, legion 91 SphinxGirl 19-May-08 16:34
Re: That was rude, legion 76 legionromanes 19-May-08 16:43
Re: That was rude, legion 94 SphinxGirl 19-May-08 16:47
Re: That was rude, legion 92 legionromanes 19-May-08 16:57
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Re: That was rude, legion 77 SphinxGirl 20-May-08 01:04
Re: That was rude, legion 60 legionromanes 20-May-08 01:41
Re: That was rude, legion 69 EdMalkowski 20-May-08 03:02
Re: That was rude, legion 78 legionromanes 20-May-08 03:22
Re: That was rude, legion 100 EdMalkowski 20-May-08 03:39
Re: That was rude, legion 94 SphinxGirl 20-May-08 14:47
Re: That was rude, legion 101 legionromanes 20-May-08 16:09
Re: That was rude, legion 79 martinpescatore 20-May-08 16:28
Re: That was rude, legion 79 SphinxGirl 20-May-08 23:49
Re: That was rude, legion 76 legionromanes 21-May-08 00:26
But God needs help? 55 SphinxGirl 21-May-08 14:09
Re: But God needs help? 104 legionromanes 21-May-08 14:14
Re: But God needs help? 100 SphinxGirl 21-May-08 14:17
Re: But God needs help? 84 legionromanes 21-May-08 14:20
Re: But God needs help? 102 SphinxGirl 21-May-08 15:30
Re: But God needs help? 92 legionromanes 21-May-08 18:01
Re: But God needs help? 53 Sirfiroth 22-May-08 02:29
n/t 102 legionromanes 22-May-08 08:15
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Re: n/t 100 legionromanes 22-May-08 21:07
The Great Mystery 98 EdMalkowski 21-May-08 14:13
Mod Note: Easy, Folks... 76 Deep1 20-May-08 04:32
Re: Being Open-Minded 102 EdMalkowski 19-May-08 01:03
Moderator Caution 100 Hoppy 19-May-08 01:27
Re: Moderator Caution 73 legionromanes 19-May-08 02:37
Re: Evolution ? 105 martinpescatore 19-May-08 15:35
Re: Evolution ? 50 SphinxGirl 19-May-08 16:48
Re: Evolution ? 73 legionromanes 19-May-08 17:57
Re: Evolution ? 102 martinpescatore 19-May-08 19:38
Re: Evolution ? 93 legionromanes 19-May-08 19:57
Re: Evolution ? 56 martinpescatore 19-May-08 22:27
Re: Evolution ? 92 legionromanes 19-May-08 22:56
Re: Evolution ? 69 SphinxGirl 19-May-08 21:39
Re: Evolution ? 70 EdMalkowski 19-May-08 22:35
Re: Evolution ? 98 legionromanes 19-May-08 22:46
Re: Evolution ? 46 EdMalkowski 19-May-08 23:01
Re: Evolution ? 94 legionromanes 19-May-08 23:56
What really happened in the beginning is 71 SphinxGirl 19-May-08 16:46
Re: Moderator Caution 97 SphinxGirl 19-May-08 16:32
Re: Being Open-Minded 90 richarddullum 16-May-08 05:42
Re: Being Open-Minded 99 SphinxGirl 16-May-08 15:14
Re: Being Open-Minded 102 richarddullum 17-May-08 04:34
Re: Being Open-Minded 74 loveritas 16-May-08 11:48
Re: Being Open-Minded 85 legionromanes 16-May-08 12:24
Re: Being Open-Minded 78 loveritas 17-May-08 12:17
Re: Being Open-Minded 98 Misanthrope 17-May-08 13:21
Re: Being Open-Minded 93 loveritas 18-May-08 11:54
Re: Being Open-Minded 69 legionromanes 18-May-08 19:17
Re: Being Open-Minded 93 loveritas 19-May-08 12:42
Re: Being Open-Minded 72 SphinxGirl 19-May-08 16:49
Re: Being Open-Minded 92 SphinxGirl 17-May-08 21:49
Re: Being Open-Minded 74 EdMalkowski 15-May-08 22:56
Re: Being Open-Minded 92 legionromanes 15-May-08 23:05
Re: Being Open-Minded 78 Chris Dunn 10-May-08 17:17
Detachment 92 Warwick 10-May-08 17:26
Re: Detachment 105 Chris Dunn 10-May-08 17:56
Re: Detachment 116 Me 11-May-08 00:52
Re: Detachment 61 Olver X 11-May-08 01:26
Re: Being Open-Minded 92 EdMalkowski 11-May-08 14:05
Re: Being Open-Minded 106 Lugh 11-May-08 14:26
Re: Being Open-Minded 90 EdMalkowski 11-May-08 14:51
Re: Being Open-Minded 98 martinpescatore 11-May-08 16:39
Re: Being Open-Minded 97 Rob Miller 11-May-08 15:03
Re: Being Open-Minded 94 Raja 11-May-08 16:03
Re: Being Open-Minded 92 Rob Miller 11-May-08 16:10
Re: Being Open-Minded 86 Rob Miller 11-May-08 16:23
Re: Being Open-Minded 68 EdMalkowski 11-May-08 19:43
Re: Being Open-Minded 71 Rob Miller 11-May-08 19:50
Re: Being Open-Minded 68 EdMalkowski 11-May-08 20:40
Re: Being Open-Minded 118 Chris Dunn 11-May-08 19:56
Re: Being Open-Minded 75 Raja 11-May-08 15:50
Re: Being Open-Minded 69 martinpescatore 11-May-08 16:07
Re: Being Open-Minded 43 SphinxGirl 12-May-08 13:51


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