Knowledge teaches people to improve the world, and to state their facts and discoveries, but some people believe that accumulating knowledge can make a person even more ignorant and close-minded
If we are close-minded
-- unwilling to explore new ideas and review our current situation -- it's unlikely we will see an opportunity even if it's right smack in front of us.
But I think defining yourself as 100 per cent anything is kind of near-sighted and close-minded
The region may sit on the margins of British life in the ill-informed view of close-minded
Every member of our family was born in Britain and they're disgusted by his close-minded
views just because I have an Australian accent.
I'm looking for someone that's open to spontaneity and not close-minded
and makes you feel like being you is enough," she added.
They are close-minded
and bigots when it comes to accepting something which is not "socially acceptable" - whatever that means.
She added: "I did not insult Islam, I did not call her stupid or close-minded
, and I did not say she was a dictator.
In my experience, those who are close-minded
tend to have certain personality characteristics in common.
You don't have to be a latter-day Balanchine loyalist to be close-minded
(see Peter Boal as a sterling counter-example).
From close scrapes with close-minded
authorities in the South, to the mountains of the west where a woman about to give birth demands a Rocky Mountain high, to travels through Europe, Africa, and Mexico, Foam Reality reveals just how tenuous the connections between ideologies of all spectrums and humdrum reality truly are.
It is by now old news that the Perkins-Dobson-Wildman-Bauer quartet is hysterical, close-minded
, and out of touch with all but a vocal minority of religious fundamentalists who think that the ACLU has laid waste to the United States and that everything could be fixed if all gay people turned straight and Christians were just allowed to preach the Gospel in every corner of America's public squares.