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Author Topic: Ideas vs. Beliefs  (Read 10793 times)
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« Reply #4: September 23, 2007, 12:01:51 pm »

So, what, exactly, does that mean?  What's the difference between beliefs and ideas?

After consulting a dictionary or two:

Belief - a trust or confidence in something
Idea - a thought or opinion
Faith - acceptance of belief without proof

Therefore the following could be said:

I belive there is an afterlife. (personal concept)

I think there is an afterlife. (personal opinion)

I know there is an afterlife. (certain without proof)

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