logging in or signing up skepticism headlessprofessor Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 235 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: December 02, 2008 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description Why I reject extreme skepticism Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript 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 You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.