Here is a tongue-in-cheek list of rules for those who wish to maintain a skeptical outlook.
# 1 – Do not let what you think get in the way of what you see.
# 2 – Do not let what you see determine what you think, for appearances are deceptive.
# 3 – Be omnivorous in your tastes.
# 4 – The only way to see something whole is from several points of view.
# 5 – The closer you come to reality the more it is a mystery, and the more unimaginable it is that you or anything else exists.
# 6 – The only truth is in scrupulous satisfaction over time.
# 7 – Develop principles that you are willing to abandon, but not easily.
# 8 – When anything is too sacred to joke about, the cause is fear.
# 9 – If you are skeptical of faith and reason, what is left as a basis for decision? Everything, so long as you are prepared to be wrong.
# 10 – Death is the sunlight that makes all things visible.