Yep. That's pretty much the gist of it.
And since acceptance of ideas is on the individual level you get a lot of variation even among people who understand and practice what you described above, which I would simply call scientific skepticism.
Otherwise we're looking not at scientific skepticism, but dogma.
Ask a Christian how many years must pass without Jesus returning to Earth before he'll change his mind about Christianity.
Books such as the Bible do NOT belong in any "Science" classroom.
Now how many pages of posts did it take before the IDIOTS that whined about such, in their incessant IGNORANCE, figured out-that is WHY, we do NOT have the "Bible" in ANY SCIENCE classroom.