Throughout human history, as our species has faced the frightening, terrorizing fact that we do not know who we are, or where we are going in this ocean of chaos, it has been the authorities the political, the religious, the educational authorities who attempted to comfort us by giving us order, rules, regulations, informing forming in our minds their view of reality. To think for yourself you must question authority and learn how to put yourself in a state of vulnerable open-mindedness, chaotic, confused vulnerability to inform yourself.
Timothy Leary (1994) How to Operate Your Brain .
Some attitudes may be named... which are central in effective intellectual ways of dealing with subject matter. Among the most important are directness, open-mindedness, single-mindedness (or whole-heartedness), and responsibility.
People are very open-minded about new things - as long as they're exactly like the old ones.
The word flexible however never means weakness but something more like adaptability and open-mindedness. Gentleness always overcomes strength.
Keep a little space in your heart for the improbable. You won't regret it.Elizabeth warren
Different people have different opinions, and it's okay to respect all of them.Juan Pablo Galavis