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People Who've Changed Their Opinion On Something After Doing Research Share Their Experiences
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Have you ever rolled your eyes as a friend tried to convince you to try the latest fad, eat at a restaurant that had not appealed to you, or watch a movie or TV show that didn't spark your fancy?

Then, after reading about it more, discover it was all that was missing from your life?

Or, on the flip side, have you ever stopped watching what was once your favorite TV show, eating at your favorite restaurant, or partaking in the fad of the moment, upon learning a little more about it?

They say ignorance is bliss, and perhaps the saying is accurate.

Reading up on various fads, foods and movies has the potential to permanently change our opinions of them, for better or worse.

Redditor Pineapple_WarpDrive was curious to know the many things fellow Reddit users changed their opinions on after a bit of research, leading them to ask:

"What is something you changed your stance on after learning more about it?"
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People Divulge The Opinion That Is The Smallest Hill They're Willing To Die On
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Not everyone is going to believe what you believe. Our own experiences and values add up to make us who we are. Without them, we'd all be the same amorphous blob of consciousness covering the planet in bland beliefs. You hold something in high regard, and that might mean someone else disagrees with you.

Hold your ground, and be ready to die on that hill, kind of like these people.

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People Break Down Why They Genuinely Lost All Respect For Someone
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You think you know someone. Until they open their mouths and spew negative nonsense.

We may have plenty of mutual interests that make us gravitate towards certain individuals, but it only takes one objectionable opinion for us to move on from those with whom we thought were friends.
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We’re not always going to see eye to eye, especially on the objectiveness of art. Sometimes we read too much into another person’s thoughts on a cultural art form and take it to heart. And sometimes we go overboard with our disdain about a subject. Then a mess can unfurl. Case in point… Redditor AggressiveAd2795 […] More