skepticism

Information about skepticism

Published on December 2, 2008

Author: headlessprofessor

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Headlessprofessor : Headlessprofessor The limits of skepticism Skepticism : Skepticism Employing high standards of proof Skepticism resists : Skepticism resists Authority Tradition Consensus Religious skepticism : Religious skepticism Why are your doctrines and rituals still relevant? But, excessive skepticism leads : But, excessive skepticism leads To reject a common spiritual quest Political skepticism : Political skepticism By what right do you claim power? But, excessive skepticism leads : But, excessive skepticism leads To anarchy Scientific skepticism : Scientific skepticism Can you prove it empirically? But, excessive skepticism leads : But, excessive skepticism leads To reject vaccines & treatments Ethical skepticism : Ethical skepticism Doubting all ethical verdicts But, excessive skepticism leads : But, excessive skepticism leads To reject ethics of free speech But, excessive skepticism leads : But, excessive skepticism leads To doubt one’s own capacity to choose Skepticism : Skepticism Is it a logical position? Skepticism : Skepticism Is self-refuting Skepticism & OCD : Skepticism & OCD Rigid system of thoughts Skepticism & OCD : Skepticism & OCD Rigid system of thoughts To preserve self-esteem Aristotle & Confucius : Aristotle & Confucius Moderation in skepticism The solution : The solution Replace skepticism with dialog In politics : In politics how do we create a responsible government? In religion : In religion Modify our methods of worship for greater spiritual relevance In science : In science Research methods for yielding applications for better living Headlessprofessor : Headlessprofessor The limits of skepticism

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