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Regina61285
02-06-2009, 08:38 AM
“Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one’s mind.” (Of human bondage; S. Maugham)

The world was definitely square and nobody would say the opposite till an adventurous man dare to prove the world was actually round. Therefore, there is no absolute truth. Truth belongs to the one who can prove it or at least defend it in a reasonable and logical way with no necessity of violence; thus, the truth can belong to more than one person and even it can happen that there is more than just one truth. As regards human as a race with the ability to reason, there are two kinds of people, the wise men and the others: wise men listen while the others talk, and the wise men ask while the others judge. In this way, time shouldn’t be wasted in weak minded people, for they are unable to refute nor to defend a point of view but just to stupidly fix to the only thing they think they know. “Do not give your pearls to pigs. If you do, they may trample them under their feet, and then turn and tear you to pieces.”
Admittedly, it’s believed that there are certain things as values that can’t be changed, for they are the very root of humanity. The norms that rule society must be defended as well as our faith, whichever we have, from ideologies that incite to rebellion, chaos and/or disorder, which several times is quite profitable for only a few. Moreover, if we let others change our mind, we may look weak especially if we are some kind of leaders. Nevertheless, a number of times it was demonstrated that not till somebody questioned a fact that we realized we were wrong or if not, we know our culture or faith better by being able to explain it.
what do you think??????:idea:

aBIGsheep
02-06-2009, 09:08 AM
Eeewwww. If we all just sat around and listened to wise men, who would regulate the wise men? Who has the authority to call them wise men?
It's a little haughty to call anyone a wise man. We are all wise in our own rights, even us weak minded people.

Just because wise man can ask and judge a mindless number of beliefs, that doesn't mean that we weak minded people should sit around and listen to them all day. That's brainwashing.

Regina61285
02-09-2009, 11:01 AM
Eeewwww. If we all just sat around and listened to wise men, who would regulate the wise men? Who has the authority to call them wise men?
It's a little haughty to call anyone a wise man. We are all wise in our own rights, even us weak minded people.

Just because wise man can ask and judge a mindless number of beliefs, that doesn't mean that we weak minded people should sit around and listen to them all day. That's brainwashing.

THANKS FOR YOUR OPINION bIGSHEEP. SORRY FOR ANSWERING SO LATE :)
HONESTLY I DIDN'T MEAN THAT. ACTUALLY I WAS DESCRIBING SOME PEOPLE I KNOW HOW ARE QUITE STUBBORN AND DON'T EVEN LISTEN TO OTHER'S OPINION. AS FOR WISE OR WEAK MEN IT IS A PROBER, AT LEAST ONE WE USE IN ARGENTINA, ABOUT PEOPLE WHO SPEAK ABOUT THINGS THEY DON'T KNOW AS THEY DO KNOW INSTEAD OF ASKING FIRST AND I NEVER SAID THAT "WISE" MEN CAN JUDGE; EVEN THOUGH EVERYBODY DOES, NOBODY SHOULD.

AGAIN THANKS FOR YOUR OPINION.