Skeptic vs Believer

Wouldn't it be great if we had a more open and healthy conversation that existed in the middle?  To strive for more moderation and balance?  It is human nature to seek the emotional comfort of social groups that see things the way we do.  We all do it because it makes us feel good.  Where do you come down on this?  Do you see yourself as some who approaches the conversation with an open mind, regardless of strongly held beliefs?  Let us know in the comments below.