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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-07-04 08:10 PM
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if one is suspicious or unaccepting of religious indoctrination
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does it make one less susceptible to political manipulation?
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  -if one is suspicious or unaccepting of religious indoctrination leftofthedial  Dec-07-04 08:10 PM   #0 
  - Interesting question.  Philostopher   Dec-07-04 08:29 PM   #1 
  - if one IS accepting of religious dogma (cognitive dissonance)  leftofthedial   Dec-07-04 08:32 PM   #2 
  - I guess I wandered off the subject -- sorry!  Philostopher   Dec-07-04 08:38 PM   #3 
  - no, I think you were still on topic  leftofthedial   Dec-07-04 08:44 PM   #4 
  - Agree. The original question, not necessarily, but I think the  NCevilDUer   Jan-13-05 04:54 PM   #20 
  - Rationality (as opposed to "religiosity")  leftofthedial   Dec-07-04 08:46 PM   #5 
  - Emphatic Yes.  fshrink   Dec-07-04 09:19 PM   #6 
  - provocative points  leftofthedial   Dec-07-04 11:31 PM   #8 
  - Clinical research is pathetic!  fshrink   Dec-08-04 12:15 AM   #10 
     - so a "critical sense" and ability to accept that reality is nuanced  leftofthedial   Dec-08-04 12:19 AM   #12 
        - I don't see any... aside from education. However,  fshrink   Dec-08-04 09:35 AM   #14 
  - Excellent analysis. Thank you.  ccbombs   Dec-08-04 05:14 AM   #13 
  - OTOH, successful reframing could bring their believer over to  NCevilDUer   Jan-13-05 05:04 PM   #21 
  - That question inspired a little search  progressoid   Dec-07-04 11:19 PM   #7 
  - I wonder what issues unite the "independents"  leftofthedial   Dec-07-04 11:32 PM   #9 
  - That's what 'politicat' was talking about somewhere below.  fshrink   Dec-08-04 12:19 AM   #11 
  - Does it make one less susceptible to tinfoil conspiracy beliefs?  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Dec-08-04 12:49 PM   #15 
  - I'm an atheist  leftofthedial   Dec-08-04 03:20 PM   #16 
  - Read classic sociological study "The Authoritarian Personality"  American Tragedy   Jan-08-05 12:34 AM   #17 
  - There are actualy studies suggesting skepticism is a neurological trait  Az   Jan-08-05 12:45 AM   #18 
  - It goes to the "questioning" mindset  lapislzi   Jan-12-05 06:48 PM   #19 
  - your last sentence hits the nail on the head  leftofthedial   Jan-13-05 05:46 PM   #22 
  - Yes. nt  BlueEyedSon   Jan-14-05 02:57 AM   #23 
 

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