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To what degree are we actually able to choose our beliefs or lack thereof?


I've often been told that I should choose this religion or that faith or choose to believe in something rather than not, but I don't necessarily think beliefs are an active choice. You cannot choose to disbelieve gravity and suddenly are able to fly, so why would choosing a religious belief be somehow different?

 

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    tbHistorian 3 years ago

    If a person must chase God, they fail to understand God. Ignorance exists in individuals when they proclaim that something does not exist because they cannot touch it. I cannot touch the moon, yet I know it is there even on stormy nights. So is God


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    Rod Martin Jr (lone77star) 3 years ago

    Good, DH. Ignoring reality leads to delusion. But faith is not belief. Faith is Truth at spirit. This is something you either feel or you are numb to. I have felt spirit for the last 63 years. I left my granddad's S.Baptist pastorship at age 9.

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