You should never have an opinion so definite that it is not up for debate.

February 24, 2015, 1:44 pm

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The debate "You should never have an opinion so definite that it is not up for debate." was started by PsychDave on February 24, 2015, 1:44 pm. 44 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 4 people are on the disagree side. That might be enough to see the common perception. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

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PsychDave, rickrollross, Sosocratese, I_Voyager, taigaaisaka, Satvik_Soni, Egert_Clueless, BabyT14, Seraph, Hollister_boy, Hjkp98, Haelaeif, elisete, mdavis1309, PathwayHomeFan, Getmurked, megantatertot, Cormi98, transfanboy, Gabrielle, toughgamerjerry, evamara, soullesschicken, jedty, WesleySr, scotthansonMC, Freyja, Gandalf, ReedMurphy, MlgLeprechaun69, LucyTheDebatorQueen and 13 visitors agree.
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Moral opinions are still opinions though, or theories otherwise. For example, I have a moral system based on a scientifically informed epistemology I whipped up which, long story short, traces from the fact of perceiving in a universe of information exchange (all matter being informed into the present from the immediate past) to true knowledge being held by that mind as a moral prerogative. It goes beyond survival, to the idea of retaining that state of "mind" and "consciousness", and having to do things to maintain those states, to intake more true knowledge, and apply it to ever increasing states of minds. Which is at best a theory, but probably more of an opinion, and although I hold it strongly, and other morals, and a few of them I feel so stubborn about I may never change them - the value of an individual life and personal freedom - but for the most part I would change any moral view given better data or better arguments.

4 years, 2 months ago

There's a difference between having an opinion and holding that belief as a moral (a belief one views as nessesary for survival). Some folks don't realize that to some people, their opinions are actually revered as a moral.

4 years, 2 months ago

It would depend on whether you consider an opinion to be any strongly held belief.

4 years, 2 months ago
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