Doubt or Disbelief Requires Justification just like all Other Beliefs.

Doubt or disbelief requires justification just like all other beliefs.   Simply to me all thinking needs justification to demonstrate its validity. No thoughts are above challenge or a need for support and that does not exclude doubt but doubt generally doesn’t need much to inspire justified doubt. I generally follow the ethics of belief. To me, it comes down to the question, would you be intellectually honest enough to want to know if your belief was completely false? And once knowing it was an unjustified belief, realize it lacks warrant and the qualities needed for belief-retention, as well as grasp the rationality that compels belief-relinquishment due to the beliefs insufficient supporting reason and evidence. The act of believing, just because one wants to believe, when everything contradicts the belief is intellectually unethical or deluded. Beliefs are directly connected to behavior, behavior is directly involved in ethics, and ethics requires involvement in social thinking which requires us to mature or discipline our beliefs. I also generally hold to a kind of justificationism the view that for belief to be rational it must be justified by sound arguments or by valid and reliable worthy reasons. And evidentialism a stance involving epistemic justification and what it takes for one to believe justifiably, or reasonably to be a justifiable belief/disbelief to be thought of as knowledge. So, all that is in a general way expressed in my support for epistemic rationality as a guiding principle to assist in the acquisition of increased accurate beliefs/disbeliefs about the world as well as what is not or cannot be thought of as part of the...