Has anyone ever had their mind changed ...

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    by anything posted on this board? About anything at all? I bet its rare.
     
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    i have, but decided not to.
     
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    I learned that corporate "personhood" wasn't in the original Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad Company case, but was mysteriously slipped in by a legal clerk.

    Didn't change my mind on the ridiculousness of deeming legal fictions to be "persons" (I'm against it), but did add to my knowledge on the subject.
     
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    i've posted on a few different boards. but i've definitely had my mind changed on certain issues. the one that comes to mind is i was convinced to change my position on the AWB because it was shown to me that the law was vague, inconsistent and ineffectual.

    but... i am sorry they didn't retain parts of it. (like the part that limited the type of clips someone could purchase).
     
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    Im constantly learning and thereby changing my mind when I realize something explains things better than I did previously.

    I dont know how you dont to some degree. Even at a subconscious level.
     
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    Yeah, I decided that some people are even more stupid than I initially believed them to be. Bass? Flaylo? TM?
     
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    I would think that anyone with an open mind would at least gather in a well-thought- out different point of view of an issue/subject to the point of influencing their own prospective.
     
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    Yeah.

    The saying of "you never get a second chance to change a first impression" is false.
     
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    Yes. Jillian convinced me of her argument that Isra-El is based on racism
     
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    Of course. I used to think Obama was an idiot and now I'm an Obama Worshipper.
     

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