i play the devil's advocate.
From wiki :
‘In common parlance, a devil’s advocate is someone who, given a certain argument, takes a position he or she does not necessarily agree with, for the sake of debate. In taking this position, the individual taking on the devil’s advocate role seeks to engage others in an argumentative discussion process. The purpose of such process is typically to test the quality of the original argument and identify weaknesses in its structure, and to use such information to either improve or abandon the original, opposing position. It can also refer to someone who takes a stance that is seen as unpopular or unconventional, but is actually another way of arguing a much more conventional stance.’
when i argue or offer a certain opinion, it gives me a certain sense of safety that i’m able to view something in more perspectives. as stated above, that doesn’t necessarily mean i agree. i’m just trying to get a clearer understanding on a matter. then again, sometimes i allow too many sides to a story that i can’t decide which to agree with.
G.K. Chesterton – “Do not be so open-minded that your brains fall out.”
trying to keep my skull balanced in good angles.
it is important to have general sense of direction based on one’s own moral compass for most things. but people tend to get stuff hay-wired when they’re not feeling well or just twitching. that happens.