What does it mean to be open-minded? There’s this assumption that to be open-minded, you must accept everything that comes your way. People always say, “Well, you’re not being open-minded.” But that’s illogical. Being open-minded means that you’re open to the possibility, but you have counter-evidence to contradict those claims. To those that say, “well, that’s just being closed-minded” is a fallacy. The clip below explains it better than I can:
Hopefully, we can gain more clarity and open-minded discussions in the world instead of falling on fallacies, hyperboles, and rhetoric.