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

Jump to Last Post 1-14 of 14 discussions (19 posts)
  1. marinealways24 profile image61
    marinealways24posted 8 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 image75
      Himitsu Shugishaposted 8 years agoin 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 8 years agoin 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.

  2. profile image0
    mtsi1098posted 8 years ago

    logical for me...It only fits smile

  3. profile image0
    L. Andrew Marrposted 8 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. =/

  4. profile image0
    Denno66posted 8 years ago

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

  5. profile image0
    Crazdwriterposted 8 years ago

    I think with both

  6. alexandriaruthk profile image75
    alexandriaruthkposted 8 years ago

    most of the time faithful

  7. Colebabie profile image58
    Colebabieposted 8 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 image58
    Jeryposted 8 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 image82
    Jeffrey Nealposted 8 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*

    1. profile image0
      Denno66posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Bless you. lol

      1. Jeffrey Neal profile image82
        Jeffrey Nealposted 8 years agoin 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 8 years agoin 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 image73
    dyonderposted 8 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 image79
    Richieb799posted 8 years ago

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

  12. cheaptrick profile image72
    cheaptrickposted 8 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 image55
    aoiffe379posted 8 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.

  14. profile image0
    reeltaulkposted 8 years ago

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

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)