Unformatted text preview: completely disregarded trust in anything or anyone who has deceived us even once, then there would be very little we could have trust in. I would prefer to be an optimistic about trusting in things, rather than always looking for deceit. I believe in second chances, however, trust should be lost in those things that deceive us consistently. 3. I think this is significant because no matter how hard he tries these thoughts of his “old familiar opinions” are going to continue intruding his mind. These thoughts show he may be second-guessing his skepticism beliefs and may never be able to discover the truth for himself. Common sense gained its name for a reason. It is knowledge that seems to be universally known and does not always come from experience. Common sense ideas are impossible to block out because they are often the basis we create other beliefs from....
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- Spring '08
- Philosophy, Belief, Gettier, Elle VanConia, old familiar opinions