Tag: belief

The difference between belief and trust

solo's picture



In the language of the bible, Hebrew, the words belief and trust are very similar, almost the same. Trust in Hebrew is EMUN while belief is EMUNA.



Spiritual people are the worst liars

mariposa's picture



Never believe spiritual people blindly.

They are the worst liars.



3 comments on George Bernard Shaw's famous saying about belief and skepticism

erez's picture



George Bernard Shaw once said:

The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.



Have you ever inquired what belief in God actually means?

davids's picture



When Jesus so persistently asks us to believe in God, he actually asks us to believe in something which we don't know whether it exists or not, right?



Things Disbelief believes in

george's picture



We sometimes tend to unconsciously refer to skepticism / disbelief as the default science-based normal outlook.



I know a metaphysical secret

david's picture



I know a metaphysical secret that hardly anybody knows.

The skeptics do not know it because they believe nothing is metaphysical.



Careful usage of logic in the service of spirituality

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Whether we want it or not, we use logical reasoning to draw conclusions about our spiritual path and to extend our beliefs.



A trick to increase trust and belief in the beyond

angel76's picture



I'm sure many find themselves, as I find myself sometimes, very concerned with a deep rooted feeling of skepticism, mental islands of distrust in god, in spite of all experiences and miracles we have seen, the mind still guards his control by repeating this conditioning of not believing, of skepticism.

So what is the solution? Well, the same universal solution that we keep forgetting about (actually that the mind keeps forgetting about): Accept! Accept your current skepticism!



Just Give Belief a Chance!

seeker's picture



Our subconscious conditioning is enormously influenced by the environment, by the collective mind of people around us and by the media.



Switch rapidly between belief and skepticism

dora's picture



Switch rapidly between belief and skepticism and see what the results are.