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Ten Signs of Intellectual Honesty

By Agholdier @agholdier

Ten Signs of Intellectual Honestyagholdier:

Here are ten excellent points to sharpen both your thinking and the way that your thinking is received. Not only is this an important matter of pursing intellectual virtue, but (on a practical level) no matter how right you are, tactless blustering will never be heeded.

Remember that we must “speak the truth in love” if we are to follow Christ’s example (Ephesians 4:15).

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When it comes to just about any topic, it seems as if the public discourse on the internet is dominated by rhetoric and propaganda. People are either selling products or ideology. In fact, just because someone may come across as calm and knowledgeable does not mean you should let your guard down and trust what they say. What you need to look for is a track record of intellectual honesty. Let me therefore propose 10 signs of intellectual honesty.

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Tags: Critical Thinking, Honesty, Intellectual Virtues, Philosophy, Rhetoric, Tact

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