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Do you think with a logical mind or a faithful mind?

  1. marinealways24 profile image61
    marinealways24posted 6 years ago

    In a short theory, I think everyones thoughts can be summed into logic, faith, and self-awareness. I believe some of our minds operate mostly on logical thought while some operate more on faith. I believe self-awareness is a 3rd person perspective to view and analyze how your individual thoughts work.

    So, let's say that the logical thought comes from the left side of the mind, faith comes from the right and self-awareness is in the middle.

    Do you think mostly based on logic, faith, or both with self-awareness?

    Which minds are more at ease, those that are more logical, or those that are more faithful?

    1. Himitsu Shugisha profile image77
      Himitsu Shugishaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      This probably sounds like a cop out answer, but I think both a logical and faithful mind.

      1. marinealways24 profile image61
        marinealways24posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        lol it's not a cop out. I think most people think with both sides. I also think most seem to lean to one side or the other if self-awareness isn't recognized and used.

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    mtsi1098posted 6 years ago

    logical for me...It only fits smile

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    L. Andrew Marrposted 6 years ago

    My thinking is illogical and I believe in God but do not say I think with a faithful mind. I have faith but it doesn't dictate my every day movement. I suppose I think with an ironists mind. =/

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    Denno66posted 6 years ago

    The faithful ones are more at peace in their immediate surroundings, but the logical with the world as a whole.

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    Crazdwriterposted 6 years ago

    I think with both

  6. alexandriaruthk profile image54
    alexandriaruthkposted 6 years ago

    most of the time faithful

  7. Colebabie profile image60
    Colebabieposted 6 years ago

    Usually logical. Occasionally I know I must have faith and let things be. And almost always with self awareness (but I do surprise myself a lot).

  8. Jery profile image61
    Jeryposted 6 years ago

    Logical most of the time, I think most men think this way while most women allow their emotions to dictate the way they think. There are of course exceptions as always when the human element is involved.

  9. Jeffrey Neal profile image88
    Jeffrey Nealposted 6 years ago

    I doubt anyone who says they are only one or the other.

    Logic helps to ensure you are making the correct choice, but faith can help guide your decisions when there is no way to know for sure.  Logic is more reliable, and therefore should be the first mental process, so that is my progression in thought process.

    For example: If I'm thinking logically, I am unemployed and should be looking for a job.  I am relying on faith that my intelligence and determination are enough to make a living online.  I suppose, though, that I am self-aware enough to know that I am not making the most logical choice and need the faith in myself to pull it off.

    *hoping this thread doesn't turn religious*

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      Denno66posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Bless you. lol

      1. Jeffrey Neal profile image88
        Jeffrey Nealposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        You know, I'm using blind faith, I think.  Logic tells me that the word faith in the title will attract both the evangelicals and the atheists, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed! lol

    2. marinealways24 profile image61
      marinealways24posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      This was a great comment as well as all the others. I wouldn't say "no one" is one way or the other unless I knew absolutely everyone. I do agree it is unlikely that there is someone completely one way or the other. Excellent examples on using logic, faith, and self awareness.

  10. dyonder profile image79
    dyonderposted 6 years ago

    Being that we are all varying blends of anima and animus, some lean more towards logical thought processes, others faith, &  yet others are more self aware in their thinking (at least in the framework introduced by the question). I'm more of a blend of all three, being mercurial in nature it's subject to change moment to moment.

  11. Richieb799 profile image65
    Richieb799posted 6 years ago

    faith could also be described as perseverance, which religious and atheists both use.

  12. cheaptrick profile image76
    cheaptrickposted 6 years ago

    There's no such thing as a fact until we agree it exists.0 is a point of reference.The first number is 1 but there is no proof so we must agree to use it as our mathematical base,thats faith,we believe it to be so without proof.Math is the ultimate Logic but its based on a leap of faith that 1 is a fact.Unprovable facts do exist.Ask the question"Do thoughts exist"?When logic becomes singular in nature we use faith to carry on.

  13. aoiffe379 profile image61
    aoiffe379posted 6 years ago

    Sometimes what seems logical is illogical.Some things must be weighed.An example is discipline in the classroom. Occasionally, a student may decide to be disruptive. Ignoring the disruption is illogical; and dealing with it may be illogical too as it takes away valuable time from the lesson. The disruptive individual hopes for such a response Acting in faith can fail too.Not everything is superficial.Some situations demand discernment and analysis; and the answer may be a combination of logic and faith or neither.One person who always complained about being tired was shocked when I revealed 'being tired' resulted from depression.She laughed and wanted to know how I knew that information.I did not know.

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    reeltaulkposted 6 years ago

    logical....never fails!  having faith can only involve certain situations