Should we believe everything we see and hear?

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  1. tHErEDpILL profile image83
    tHErEDpILLposted 12 years ago

    Should we believe everything we see and hear?

    President Obama finally shows us his 'birth certificate' after 3 years or so of excuses that "he didn't have time to go get it"  or "they misplaced it in Hawaii,"  really?  Then before we can even begin to question the flaws in this story we get a new press conference...Osama Bin Laden has been killed!  But the body gets dumped into the ocean immediately due to what our government incorrectly claims was "Muslim tradition" to do so.  Never mind Muslim disagreeing with that.  Do our eyes and ears when mislead corrected not lie to us?

  2. Felixedet2000 profile image58
    Felixedet2000posted 12 years ago

    believe what you see while it is a matter of choice to believe what u hear.

  3. drdspervez profile image71
    drdspervezposted 12 years ago

    We should not believe everything what we see or hear but we have to accommodate ourselves according to our environment and country in which we are living.     smile

                                               DR.DURRESHAHWAR PERVEZ

  4. nursingmania profile image61
    nursingmaniaposted 12 years ago

    NO,In this modern time where liars are increasing the number of population I could say you don't have to believe evrything you see and hear. Even in times of Christ Peter lies too..(^_^)

  5. Ashantina profile image60
    Ashantinaposted 12 years ago

    ...the only thing real is whats goin on inside you.

  6. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image81
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 12 years ago

    I think that it's absolutely absurd to EVER believe what is said or implied through mainstream media -tv, radio, billboards, government "approved" news sites on the web. . .all of that stuff is tainted mind conditioning, or propaganda - it's garbage.

  7. justom profile image58
    justomposted 12 years ago

    Believe half of what you see and none of what you hear!

  8. jtyler profile image60
    jtylerposted 12 years ago

    Don't immediately believe everything you hear (though if it's from the government or news, give it some credibility).  Do some reasearch.  However, you should believe your government.  Really, you're part of the birthers conspiracy? Why do you need to see proof that Bin Laden is killed?  Also, why don't you do some reasearch.  His own government has reported this to be true.  Don't believe everything you hear, but don't disbelieve everything you hear as well.  Obama, by the way, was in no way required to disclose his birth certificate.  His birth was actually in the newspaper shortly after he was born, so perhaps you should be questioning the flaws in your own story.  I don't mean to be rude, but it's true.

  9. kwade tweeling profile image81
    kwade tweelingposted 12 years ago

    No. we should not. Our government has shown a propensity for fallacy. Obama himself made many promises on the campaign trail that he has fallen back on. Obama consistently uses NLP techniques to manipulate the people. He has shown clear ability to lie like he means it.

  10. profile image52
    sereneeposted 12 years ago

    Dude, you are out of touch with reality.

    In 2008, he showed his birth cert.  It was on CNN.

    Plus, you don't think McCain and Clinton checked him out thoroughly?????   THEY LOST THE ELECTION HIM!!!  THEY BOTH WOULD HAVE SOLD THEIR MOTHERS AND CHILDREN TO BECOME PRESIDENT!!!!!!!!
    It's stupid to think that during that year and a half of campaigning, no one checked out his birth cert.   Rriiggggghhhhhttttttt, dude.

  11. tHErEDpILL profile image83
    tHErEDpILLposted 12 years ago


    you are what's wrong with our country now.  You believe everything you see and hear on CNN.  Read this:

    In an e-mail, the Times reported, Klein wrote that CNN researchers determined that Obama's 1961 birth certificate no longer exists because Hawaiian officials had discarded paper documents in 2001 — a claim denied Monday by Hawaiian health officials.

    In 2001, Hawaii's paper documents were reproduced in electronic format, but "any paper data prior to that still exists," Health Department spokeswoman Janice Okubo said.

    Okubo would not say where Obama's original birth certificate is but said, "We have backups for all of our backups."

    What he showed us in 2008 was a "backup" or "electronic copy" of his birth certificate and not the original.  When Lou Dobbs asked about the original he was told that it has been seen but we never saw the long form (which is said to be an original and not a backup) until last month, three years later, why now?  I will tell you why now.  It takes a long time to make a good forgery and cover your tracks.  Three years seems like enough time to me.  Now what do you have to say my friend, besides baaaaahhh?

    p.s. your lucky I can only reply once in this answer section, if you'd like we can take this a forum so I can finish you off. wink

  12. The Demon Writer profile image61
    The Demon Writerposted 12 years ago

    To put it simply, hell no!

    Challenge everything you see.
    Question everything you hear.
    Nothing can fully be excepted as truth because a soon as it is, we are closing our minds to other possibilities. As soon as we do that, we have taken our first step down the path of blind faith.
    Blind faith = Ignorance
    Ignorance = Everything that is wrong with the world.

    You can believe things. That is fine. Just make sure to not automatically accept it as truth. When you do decide to believe something, make sure to leave a bit of room for the possibility that it  is in fact wrong. Nothing can be 100%. Never accept that it is.

  13. nightwork4 profile image60
    nightwork4posted 12 years ago

    if someone is foolish enough to believe government reports, they deserve what they get. don't you find it strange that Assange pisses off the U.S. government and next thing we know he is being charged with a sex crime?

  14. injurycase profile image60
    injurycaseposted 12 years ago

    It depends to the person on how he will stand to the decision and take an action. The answer is coming from our selves. For me, I will be true to myself and believe from what I hear and see.


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