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We should always question what we think we know. So, is there a word that describes the act of questioning one's beliefs/values/personal philosophy? Can you say, this person should be more (insert word here)?

  • The word is "scientific". – Hot Licks Apr 15 at 1:56
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As in: OED

This person should be more introspective.

Having the quality of looking within; examining into one's own thoughts, feelings, or mental condition, or expressing such examination; of, pertaining to, characterized by, or given to introspection. introspective psychology, psychology based on introspection and on the direct observation of one's own mental states.

  • "soul-searching" is good but doesn't apply as well as "introspective" in the sentence context. – tk421 Apr 16 at 19:02

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