First of all, most people believe that their views are correct. If they did not, they would change those views. One can get carried away with this, however.Originally Posted by Amicable
Second, orthodoxy has more to do with following established tradition than correctness.
1. Adhering to the accepted or traditional and established faith, especially in religion.
2. Adhering to the Christian faith as expressed in the early Christian ecumenical creeds.
3. Orthodox (capitalized)
a. Of or relating to any of the churches or rites of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
b. Of or relating to Orthodox Judaism.
4. Adhering to what is commonly accepted, customary, or traditional: an orthodox view of world affairs.