Yes, yes and yes again! It is OK to change your mind about vegetables!
Do you live in, and respond to, a world as it is? Or do you carry on as if you are in a world as you would like it to be? The former requires clarity of thought and integrity. A bit of mental toughness. The latter stems from a reluctance to accept reality.
At certain points, you get a stark choice: look at the evidence, see the facts, and alter or choose your behaviour accordingly, or turn a blind eye to the evidence and facts and logic itself, and find a way to justify continuing with one’s faith or ideology, what one WANTS to be true.
This is a constant in life. A conflict between how feel about ourselves, how we construct our identities, and the harsh realities of the world.
This must happen with religion all the time as one grows up; it certainly happened to me…
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