To what extent was it easy to doubt shared knowledge?

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Is it possible that intuition and reason are more influential factors in having the ability to doubt knowledge? If we can indeed be doubtful with only limited knowledge, then there is the possibility that when we are questioning our knowledge we can be confident that what we know is wrong. Karl Plagge, a scientist, and engineer who became a German Army officer, was not brainwashed by the propaganda, the fanaticism and the indoctrination like the majority of others. He was not taken in by the limited information he was given. He made a conscious decision to work against the Nazis to protect thousands of Jews, thereby risking his life. How is it that one man was able to distinguish right from wrong from the little...
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