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Thomas Hawkins

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Do we have an opinion about everything? If not, should we?

The ideas, questions and debates discussed here on the TED platform allow us to share opinions, answers and lots more.

What is it that makes us form an opinion? Is it something we do through choice? On what level of consciousness are opinions formed?

I chose the "Gotta Share" video as it was the last video I watched before I thought about this. Perhaps its the sharing with others that makes us opinionated? How we make our identity?

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  • Jane S

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    Apr 18 2013: Let's define 'opinion'. I have a vague feeling about many topics but have thought through opinions about only a few. What is the hallmark of an actual opinion as opposed to bias?

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