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Do you like being spoon-fed?

Asked by lloydbird (8735points) May 6th, 2011

You know. Being told that this is like that and that is like this.
Do you open your mouth and just swallow?
Are you convinced by just being told by someone in authority?
Is your life strategy to just run with what you are given?
Can you not see how you might be being exploited in this way?

Or are you comfortable?

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KateTheGreat's avatar

I’ve never been comfortable with being spoon fed. I am always trying to figure things out on my own.

DrBill's avatar

I never take anything at face value, I find the facts before believing any second hand story

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

Just ask anyone who knows me :)

Kardamom's avatar

I thought you meant literally spoon fed. I think that would be kind of enjoyable if it was strawberries and it was by my SO.

Info, I take in from a variety of sources, if I already consider the source to be reliable, accurate and rspectable, I’m more apt to take it at face value. But if something sounds fishy, I will do some research. Or sometimes I’ll take info from a non-reliable source, just to see what they’re saying and then do some research.

I’d like to spoon feed some whipped cream to Alan Rickman. And like gossip, I’d love to spread a little bit around. Now I’m hungry again and whipped into a hot frenzy.

ucme's avatar

Here comes the little helicopter racing over the hill. Chugger chugger chugger chugger….it developed engine failure apparently. Open wide & straight into the hangar, there’s a good boy!
I suspect that’s not entirely what you meant, so just in case i’ll say no, I don’t like being spoon fed. I’m quite hard to convince, until the facts are well & truly at hand.

Haleth's avatar

“Just being told by someone with authority?”

That’s hot in bed, but a major Do Not Want in any other area of life.

JilltheTooth's avatar

Have you not been reading what’s on this site? I’ve tried, but I cannot think of anyone here that likes being “spoon fed” as you describe it. Funny Q, here, darlin’, I’ll be bowled over if anyone says yes. Don’t get me wrong, I love us, but spoon fed? yeah, no way.
To answer your question, no.

yankeetooter's avatar

No, I’m from Missouri, the “Show Me” state…(not literally, but I am somewhat of a doubting Thomas…Thomasina?)

Berserker's avatar

I first thought this question revolved around sex. Er, my bad.
I’m kinda cynical and I don’t trust anything, but what the fuck else am I gonna do? When the doctor prescribes something, I don’t have much of a choice, other than not taking it. I go with the flow, but I always question it. I rarely find answers. But I won’t be had, at least in spirit.

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