"New beliefs seldom win acceptance unless they
nearer to the truth than what they replace." -
not a dry light, but resembles a tincture of the will and passions, which
generate their own system accordingly: for man
always believes more readily that which he prefers ... In short, his
feelings imbue and corrupt his
innumerable and sometimes imperceptible ways." - Francis Bacon
One day a man came to the great teacher Bahaudin.
He asked for help in his problems, and guidance
on the path of the Way.
Bahaudin told him to abandon spiritual studies, and to leave his court at once.
A kind-hearted visitor began to remonstrate with Bahaudin. 'You shall have a
demonstration' said the sage. At that moment a bird few into the room, darting
hither and thither, not knowing where to go in order to escape. The Sufi waited
until the bird settled near the only opening window of the chamber; and then
suddenly clapped his hands. Alarmed, the bird flew straight through the opening
of the window, to freedom. 'To him that sound must have been something of a
shock, even an affront, do you not agree!' said Bahaudin.
believe is defined
to credit with veracity.
to accept as
true or real.
have an opinion; think.
to expect or
faith, confidence, or
to have firm faith,
especially religious faith.
to have confidence in
the truth or value of some
to exercise belief in; to credit upon the
authority or testimony of another; to be persuaded of the truth of, upon evidence furnished by
and deduction of the mind,
or by circumstances other than personal knowledge;
to regard or accept as true; to place confidence in;
to think; to consider; as, to believe a
individual, a statement, or a
"I write this in the year 2012, a year that many
belief systems regard as
or transformational, even cataclysmic. Interestingly, science, tradition
and myth seem to be converging." - Laurence Overmire
We act on what we believe !
Individual belief can be
discerned by observing individual
Group belief can be
discerned by observing group
belief The thing believed.
Judge or regard; look upon.
A persuasion of
the truths of religion;
creed; have a religious
faith; be a believer.
act, condition, or habit of
placing trust or confidence in one's
A tenet, or the body of tenets, held by the advocates of
any class of opinion; doctrine; creed.
The mind's acceptance of and
conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of some thing.
thing believed or accepted as true, especially a
particular tenet or a body of
tenets accepted by a group of individuals. Beliefs may or may not
Assent to a proposition or affirmation, or the acceptance of
theory, or assertion as real or true,
without immediate personal
knowledge; reliance upon word or testimony; partial or full assurance
conviction; confidence; as,
belief of a witness; the belief of our senses.
###### 6 False Beliefs and the 6 False
6 false beliefs and the 6 false responsibilities
that sit in the left hand corner of your mind.
(to those that stutter it would be 6...6...6 -
thank you Monster Study
#1: False Belief: Unpleasurable
moments are to be avoided if at all possible.
False Responsibility: You
believe you must remain in control of the situation at all times.
Responsibility: Welcome deviations from expectations as an opportunity to
observe and better understand your environment.
#2: False Belief:
You are as valuable, or worthless, depending on how you are judged by others.
False Responsibility: You believe you must attempt to win the approval
of everyone you meet.
True Responsibility: Be real
Learn what it
means to be in possession of yourself, starting with reclaiming your life.
#3: False Belief: You believe you are responsible for the happiness
or unhappiness that others feel.
False Responsibility: You must always
compromise yourself to ensure the contentment of everyone around you.
True Responsibility: Stay out of the lives of all those who expect you
to do for them what they won't do for themselves.
#4: False Belief:
You believe you must learn to "tolerate" friends and family oppositional
False Responsibility: You must constantly smooth over rocky
situations to ensure that no one rocks anyone's boat enough to tip it over.
True Responsibility: See that all oppositional states contain elements
of negative subconscious emotions. Refuse to respond to negative subconscious
emotions in yourself, or anyone else.
#5: False Belief:
You can change what happened
yesterday by creating a new narrative.
False Responsibility: You
believe you must continually revisit your past to assure contentment tomorrow.
True Responsibility: You can't change what happened yesterday and once
you understand what happened yesterday you can be a new person right now.
#6: False Belief: Punishing yourself proves you really care about
whatever you're suffering over.
False Responsibility: You failed - you
believe you must suffer !
True Responsibility: Agreeing not to punish
yourself for innocent mistakes - we all make mistakes - makes as much sense as
blaming yourself for the earthquake that just leveled the prison you were just
Suspension of belief.
No belief? An impossible feat
"We are born believing. A man bears beliefs, as a tree bears apples."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Self-confidence is the basis of faith." -
Sri Sathya Sai Baba
"Faith and knowledge are not antithetical but interwoven." -
"People of faith believe
for the same reason a person holds to any worldview - it makes sense of a wider range
of our deepest experiences. The
view that religion is
ultimately grounded in fear is just as much an
article of "faith" as any. And less cogent, for it fails to consider the
possibility that faith
appeals not to our weaknesses but to our strengths, that believers believe not
because their fears are soothed but because, like hearing a great piece of
music, they have been awakened,
emboldened, "surprised by joy." - Stanley R. Moore
Faith is defined as:
A set of
principles or beliefs.
The body of dogma of a religion.
Loyalty to an
individual or thing;
Belief that does not rest on
logical proof or material
Strong belief in a
supernatural power or powers that
to one's promises, or allegiance to duty, or to an
honored and beloved; loyalty.
Confident belief in the truth,
value, or trustworthiness of an
idea, or thing.
The theological virtue defined
as secure belief in God and a trusting acceptance of
God's will .
Belief; the assent of the mind to the truth of what is declared by another, resting solely and
implicitly on his authority and veracity; reliance on testimony.
assent of the mind to the statement or proposition of another, on the basis of
the manifest truth of what is uttered;
firm and earnest belief, on
probable evidence of any category, especially in regard to
important moral truth.
The belief in the
facts and truth of
the Scriptures, with a practical love of them;
especially, that confiding and affectionate
belief in the individual and
work of Jesus, which affects the character and
life, and makes an
In general the persuasion of
the mind that a certain statement is true (Phil. 1:27;
2 Thess. 2:13). Its primary idea is
trust. A thing is true,
and therefore worthy of trust. It admits of many
degrees up to full assurance of faith, in accordance with the
evidence on which it rests. Faith
is the result of teaching (Rom.
act, as it proceeds from a
renewed will, and a
renewed will is necessary to
believing assent to the truth
of God (1 Cor. 2:14; 2 Cor. 4:4). Faith, therefore, has its seat in the
moral part of our nature
fully as much as in the intellectual. The
mind must first be
enlightened by divine
teaching (John 6:44; Acts 13:48; 2
Cor. 4:6; Eph. 1:17, 18) before it can discern the things of the spirit.
leap of faith is really a very ordinary operation. We take it every time we
fall in love, expect kindness from someone in return for
a good deed, impulsively sacrifice some little piece of our
self-interest. After all, you cannot
prove the existence of truth, beauty,
goodness and decency; you cannot prove the dignity of
being human, or your obligation to treat people fairly. You take a gamble on
the existence of these inestimable things. For
that reason, when you lay scientific, logical and empirical siege to the leap of faith at the
core of the religious impulse, you are not just attacking faith in God: You are
attacking the act of faith itself, faith in anything that can't be proved. But
it just so happens that the qualities that
make life rich, joyful and humane cannot be proved." - Lee
Knowledge is an
essential element in
all faith, and is
spoken of as an equivalent to faith (John 10:38; 1 John
Faith is not the stupid credulity of
Faith is the
consciousness and the confident of
Faith is the cry of
reason, which persists in denying the absurd, even in
the presence of the
Faith is a sentiment necessary to the
soul, just as breathing is to
life; it is the dignity of
courage, and the reality of
Faith does not consist of the
affirmation of this symbol or that, but of a genuine
and constant aspiration towards the truths which are
all veiled by symbolisms.
Faith being the aspiration to the
absolutely and necessarily this
one thing - mystery. In order to formulate
its aspirations, faith is
forced to borrow aspirations and
images from the known.
Maimonides (Rambam)13 principles
of faithGod's unity
The resurrection of the dead
The coming of the Jewish
Revelation through God's prophets
God's spirituality and
Reward of good and retribution of evil
foreknowledge of human actions
God alone is to be the object of
God's law given on Mount Sinai to Moses
The preeminence of Moses
among the prophets
The immutability of the Torah as God's
Orthodox Judaism adheres to a relatively
strict interpretation and application
of the laws first canonized in the
Talmudic texts and as subsequently
developed and applied by the later authorities known as the Gaonim, Rishonim,
and Acharonim. Orthodox Judaism is characterized by belief that the Torah
and its laws are Divine, were transmitted by God to Moses, are eternal, and are
unalterable; belief that there is also an oral law in Judaism, which contains
the authoritative interpretation of the written Torah's legal sections, and is also Divine by
virtue of having been transmitted in some form by God to Moses along with the
Written Law, as embodied in the Talmud, Midrash, and innumerable related texts,
all intrinsically and inherently entwined with the written law of the
Torah; belief that God has made an exclusive,
unbreakable covenant with the Children of Israel to be governed by the
Torah; adherence to Halakha, or Jewish law,
including acceptance of codes, mainly the Shulchan Aruch, as authoritative
practical guidance in application of both the written and oral laws, as well as
acceptance of halakha-following Rabbis as authoritative interpreters and judges
of Jewish law; belief in Jewish eschatology. Orthodox beliefs may be most found
in their adherence to the thirteen Jewish principles of faith as stated by the
passive persuasion methods
Withdrawal of allegiance
Letters of opposition or
Declarations of indictment and intention
caricatures, and symbols
Banners, posters, and displayed
Leaflets, pamphlets, and books
Records, radio, and television
Symbolic Public Acts Symbolic displays
Change signs, names
Create signs, names and symbols
Humorous skits and
Performances of plays and music
Homage at burial places
Event specific withdrawal or
Turning ones back
Protest planning meetings
protest or support
Public Withdrawal Collective disappearance
Boycott of social affairs
Withdrawal from social institutions
Suspension of social and
Protest emigration (hijrat)
Methods of Economic Noncooperation
groups of purchasers
Nonconsumption of boycotted goods
Refusal of impressed labor
Policy of austerity
Refusal to let or sell
Refusal of industrial assistance
Boycott by groups of producers;
of bank deposits
Refusal to pay fees, dues, and assessments
pay debts or interest
Severance of funds and credit
Refusal of a legal tender
Blacklisting of traders
Stalling and obstruction
Quasi-legal evasions and
Blocking of lines of command and information
Reluctant and slow compliance
Refuse to meet or
Nonviolent land seizure
Refusal of assistance to enforcement
Nonobedience in absence of direct supervision
Design and build
dual sovereignty through parallel government
Boycott elections, legislative
bodies, departments, agencies,
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