Definitions: (1) receptive to new ideas; (2) free from bigotry or prejudice; (3) willing to communicate or debate a point impartially (alternate spelling = open-minded)
Compatible Qualities: decisive, focused
Too Far: filterless
Note: If a person accepts anything and everything presented to them without question or concern for contradiction, they would be a perfect tool for manipulation.
Saying: Minds are like parachutes; they only function when open.
• An open mind, like an open window, should be screened to keep the bugs out. — Virginia Hutchison
• Science at its best is an open-minded method of inquiry, not a belief system. — Alfred Rupert Sheldrake (1942-) Parapsychology researcher