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Bro. Tom p. 08 Pgs. 149-160 I. The Meaning Of Faith a. Atheism is a real act of faith, because it was reasoned about evidence and commitment to the belief of no God on less than certitude. b. People say Faith is “a blind leap in the dark.” c. “Look, I can’t explain all the reasons, you’ll have to trust me on this one.” d. Genuine Faith is a calculated risk. e. “Faith”=”belief”=”trust”=”opinion” f. Most people act on opinions not the reasoning of an action, for example sex is based on actions. g. This time, one way or another, let it be, “this is my belief because I’ve studied the evidence honestly, and I’ve made my own personally reasoned choice.” II. The Limits of Logic a. “An essential is always invisible.”- Antoine de Saint-Exupery b. You have to use both parts of the brain, whether even or uneven. i. Left brain= rationalism ii. Right brain= relativism iii. If you use one or the other exclusively your working half-wittedly. c.
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2010 for the course GENERAL Hist/Rel/E taught by Professor Bro.tom,anselmo during the Spring '04 term at Chaminade University.

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