The Power of Real Reason

Reason is a great thing. It happens between rational people. It is designed to convince people.

Reason happens when you have the knowledge to make an argument. It is fair. It is just.

Reason does not occur when you don’t bring all your evidence forth. Without using your evidence properly, all you are is a [...]

Why do people automatically believe the first thing they hear?

It seems to be a really common trend lately to believe only the first thing you hear and not listen to opposing viewpoints. For example, look at the case of Sami Al-Arian. After he was arrested on charges of helping fund terrorist groups in Palestine, people tended to automatically assume that he was a terrorist. [...]