I'd say being a skeptic opens your mind to other possibilitie. It's
not always a bad thing.
--- In ufonet@y..., wsmith51@a... wrote:
> In a message dated 07/02/2002 3:32:36 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> gary@g... writes:
> > > What is wrong with being a skeptic? What is so wrong about being
> > > skeptical? Why are people labeled "Skeptics" on this list and
> > > other lists as if they have some type of horrible disease?
> Being a skeptic automatically limits a persons ability to see
things with an
> open mind. Being a skeptic tells other people that your beliefs are
> much set in stone, and that there is not very much someone else can
say or do
> that will change your mind. Being a skeptic keeps a person living
> nice little cozy box, and not wanting to leave the comfortable
> that they have gotten use too. Being a skeptic a person never
> new. Being a skeptic means that people are afraid to challenge the
> belief system...........Being a skeptic means that skeptics are
> to believe what someone else has told them is true, instead of
> going out and learning and finding out if what they were told is
> or not...........Being a skeptic means never having to take a
> a skeptic means that that person is just another face in the crowd,
> there is nothing to distinguishes him from the rest of
> humanity..........Being a skeptic means that the skeptic is no
> anybody else, and it doesn't matter what he accomplishes in life
> someone else has probably already accomplished the same
> a skeptic means that your belief system is limited to earthly
> of universal beliefs...........
> I don't have all the answer, but at least I am no longer taking the
> someone else who says he has all the answer.........
> A question........If the universe is all there is as some people
say it is,
> then what is on the back side of the universe?
> Sandy Nichols
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