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Thoughts on the association between belief and pressure

Here’s a thought I had: I seem to feel that belief is pressure-based.  In fact, pressure creates belief.  This would mean that belief is not based on things like: What makes intellectual sense What ones heart says What society, tradition, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “era of the dissolution of knowledge” – revealing the importance and loss of worth in knowledge and the need for “human relevance”, with remarks about belief

Here’s a thought I had: It seems, to me, that we are in what I have been calling the “era of the dissolution of knowledge”.  I’m finding that knowledge means almost nothing anymore.  Its as if knowledge has lost its … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ‘starving for spirituality’

There is something which I call ‘starving for spirituality‘.  This seems to be a modern creation, reflecting the modern situation.  It creates what can be described as a false or pseudo spirituality or belief system.  I call this ‘starved belief‘.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on belief and conviction

To me there is a big difference between belief and conviction.  There are times, though, where they can be used interchangeably, but not usually. Belief Belief, to me, generally means a person accepts or acknowledges something.  In general, it is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the crisis of having too many points of view and beliefs

A crisis I see nowadays is that there are too many points of view and beliefs about everything.  Everywhere I turn I see something different.  I used to say “there are too many people, with too many points of view, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how anything can be proven wrong

I’ve always said that no matter what you say or believe it can be proven wrong.  Say what you want, believe what you want, it can all be proven erroneous in some way.  It became clear to me that no … Continue reading

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