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    Can You Admit when you are wrong

    Given human nature most of us are reluctant to admit when our opinions are wrong, and what does it take to cause you to admit it ?

    Personally I can say I was wrong about Ford Motor Company, around 2007 or so, before the financial crisis, I believed Ford to the the worst of the US autocompanies, and the least likely to survive. In large part to Alan Mulally mortgaging every thing possible.

    Secondly I can say I was wrong on the timinng of the US/world economic crisis. I truely thought it was going to hit at least 1 year earlier then it did, and the the size of it would be bigger.

    One last thing I would say I would have been wrong one, even though I though I did think it was coming. The printing press of money in the US and UK. I truely never thought such actions could have occured without a far greater uproar in the public and bond markets. Such actions are that of banana republics, not respected countries and governments
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    Re: Can You Admit when you are wrong

    i don't see the poll. i can't vote. i feel cheated somehow.
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    Re: Can You Admit when you are wrong

    To be honest, I rarely admit it when I'm wrong. Especially in a relationship I'm a stubborn pain in the ass. However, if I realize that admitting I'm wrong will lead to great makeup sex, then sometimes I will.

    I'm also disappointed that there's no poll.

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    Re: Can You Admit when you are wrong

    Quote Originally Posted by lewstherin View Post
    i don't see the poll. i can't vote. i feel cheated somehow.
    I posted and forgot about the poll, tried to correct it but couldnt

    The issues of drinking while posting ( go Canada extended long weekend)

    It would have been a yes/no poll
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    Re: Can You Admit when you are wrong

    When the day comes that I am wrong I will certainly admit it.










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    Re: Can You Admit when you are wrong

    Sure.

    I just post an, "Oh. Well. Didn't know that. Thank you." It happens.

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    Re: Can You Admit when you are wrong

    Yes i can admit when im wrong. Even when it makes me look like an idiot...


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    Re: Can You Admit when you are wrong

    Yeah I can always admit when I'm wrong, especially to you people because who gives a **** it's the internet.
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    Re: Can You Admit when you are wrong

    I used to be pretty into the who 9/11 truth thing. I can admit I was wrong about that now, although it took me a while.
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    Re: Can You Admit when you are wrong

    If only I can see my mistakes, I can admit, yes. But sometimes admission only is not enough.

    Why are you worried about the printing press? As long as America can export dollars (i.e. people need them to trade) it's not a big deal, it can swallow trillions. If money flow back to the USA then you should start worrying.

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