Should we blindly respect authority or should we constantly challenge it?

Posted by: Wylted

  • I'm a boot licker and respect authority

  • I can think for myself

6% 1 votes
94% 17 votes
  • I actually agree with the other option, but I'm voting here to spite this biased poll.

  • I think it's alright to respect authority, but to never question it would be fatal to your individuality. The reason why we have so many scientific discoveries and inventions is because they challenged the original beliefs at the time and something great came of it. What do you think happened to the first people who were Heliocentric (belief that the sun is the center of our solar system) when they proposed to the idea to the world? They had challenged authority, and were probably shamed for it. This is one of the reasons I am not in support of religion either. If anyone approaches you and tells you they have all the answers you need, they are wrong. The human curiosity will never be fulfilled, and that is a good thing. That is why science is such a great thing to study, they have been able to explain so many things about the world but never claim to have all the answers. I still think you shouldn't mock authority or disrespect them in that sense, but it is good to challenge beliefs and their role in a respectful way.

  • Lol

  • We should be able to respect authority while challenging them to keep things in the line of morality. Why would you follow someone blindly?

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Wylted says2015-09-07T22:29:03.9942809Z
No voting in spite allowed
PericIes says2015-09-08T00:11:28.8873983Z
Too late.
Wylted says2015-09-08T00:12:51.4606003Z
I meant no more after yours. You're fine.
Heterodox says2015-09-09T21:32:32.9908208Z
Neither. If you are constantly challenging it you can sneak up behind it and smash it over the head with your broken beer bottle.
Heterodox says2015-09-09T21:32:55.6421660Z
Can't*

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