from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The characteristic of being open-minded.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being open-minded or unreserved; frankness; candor.
- n. Accessibility to new ideas or new tenets; freedom from prejudice; liberality.
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On the other hand, in the name of open-mindedness, if we are unable to develop conscious convictions based on our experience, then we can't build on our learning.
Ours is distinguished by incontrovertibly powerful features, namely open-mindedness, risk-taking, hard work, playfulness, and, critical for nascent new ideas, a healthy dose of anti-establishment thinking.
We are an innovative, inventive nation because of the intelligence, open-mindedness and creativity of our people.
There is no disputing the quality of their graduates, but what strikes me is how exacting both are about hiring, ensuring flexibility, trust and open-mindedness (of the students and teachers alike).
It doesn't need any more sales, but I think a tad more open-mindedness would be nice.
The silent majority need to speak up and counter the ignorance and the intolerance: this is a week when those voices of moderation, co-operation, open-mindedness and respect can all be heard together.
Respect for food, a desire not to waste any of it, a desire to combat obesity, or revel in the cuisines of other cultures that have radical different flavors than ones' own, drawing attention to the problems within the American food production system, and a general open-mindedness -- these are good things.
Despite her open-mindedness, soon after the committee was formed, SafeMinds members began to refer to McCormick as “Church Lady,” a reference to the sanctimonious Saturday Night Live character played by Dana Carvey in the 1980s.
But it seems do-able when starting with our kids, who see the world with a baggage-free lens, complete with optimism, open-mindedness, fresh ideas, and without limits.
Like the French that, in the name of progressive liberation and open-mindedness, wink and lousy male sexual predatory behavior, the American Left should now start to take sexual scandal seriously as betrayal of a bigger agenda.
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