way of life

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He argues convincingly that despite common criticisms of this view, skepticism may be a plausible way of life.
Gray's own discussion of commingled ways of life helps us to understand why this is the case: When people become cognizant of the existence of different ways of life, ar e aware that different ways of life are open to them, and are placed in situations in which they cannot help but choose between one way of life and another, they are already on the road to becoming autonomous individuals.
Furthermore, our various interests often conflict and, since it is hardly rational to remain at cross-purposes with one's self, we revise and develop our interests, trying to achieve a more harmonious way of life.