What do you call people who adopt other opinions without researching them?

by DavidChristopher 37 Replies latest watchtower bible

  • AK - Jeff
    AK - Jeff


    non·spe·cial·ist [non spésh’list]
    (plural non·spe·cial·ists)

    n; somebody who does not specialize: a person who is not qualified or expert in a specific occupation or field of study, though perhaps having a wide range of knowledge

    -non·spe·cial·ist, adj
    Encarta ® World English Dictionary © & (P) 1998-2004 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

  • DavidChristopher

    Is that like an "actor" or "hypocrite" by chance?

  • Terry
    I am looking for a term or new word to describe: A person who adopts another's researched opinion..without investigating it for themselves?

    The Watchtower presents what is normally viewed as Exegesis. Instead, however, what they really present is EISEGESIS. (Define: eisegesis (wikipedia): eisegesis occurs when a reader reads his/her interpretation into the text. As a result, exegesis tends to be objective when employed effectively while eisegesis is regarded as highly subjective. An individual who practices eisegesis is known as an eisegete, as someone who practices exegesis is known as an exegete.

  • A Paduan
    A Paduan

    Add to that those who are subject to it regardless, and you have the spiritually effeminate

  • joelbear


    easily led

  • Madame Quixote
    Madame Quixote

    Jehovah's Witnesses.

  • ezra

    bad associations spoil useful habits,self explanatory

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    Boxed elder bugs


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