I'm not sure how this sits with me yet. The topic and beginning was interesting enough for me to read the rest. But instead of answering "How do you know what you know?" or "How does one go about learning?", it seems to have diffused into "Don't flame people for thinking differently". Maybe I missed something.
Much of your conclusion could be strengthened with understanding forensic debating and the scientific process.
All in all I did like the topics discussed in this post, so I did vote ++
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