change one's mind


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change one's mind

Alter one's views or intentions, as in I can always change my mind about going on this trip. [Early 1600s]
See also: change, mind
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It's always possible to change one's mind," said the PM over Gandhi's calling "nonsense" the ordinance that protected convicted lawmakers.
It is at these times when the human prerogative to change one's mind and heart is most challenged.
that it is never justifiable to change one's mind about the aesthetic value of a certain aesthetic property solely on the basis of the testimony of others, no matter how many they are or how well qualified.
An ability to change one's mind in light of fresh evidence is a sure sign that the person has a mind to begin with, and a willingness to do so publicly is evidence of a conscience.
It is permissible to change one's mind, but not the facts of the world.
It demonstrates a quality that is, sadly, frowned upon in today's increasingly intolerant society - that is the willingness to change one's mind based on the evidence.