disbelief

A Quote by Earon on belief, disbelief, critical thinking, novels, films, politics, economics, technology, religion, suspending disbelief, and uncritical acceptance

"The price of temporarily suspending our disbelief while reading novels and viewing films is small.  The price of suspending our disbelief (turning off our critical thinking) in matters of politics, economics, technology and religion is immense.

Earon Davis

Source: Earon Davis

Contributed by: Earon

A Quote by Sri Chinmoy on belief and disbelief

Why is it easier to disbelieve than to believe? It is easier to disbelieve than to believe because disbelief is an act of descent, whereas belief is an act of ascent. Descending is easier than ascending.

It is easier to disbelieve than to believe because disbelief is an act of breaking, and belief is an act of building. Building is more difficult than breaking.  

It is easier to disbelieve than to believe because disbelief is an act of our self-centred mind, whereas belief is an act of our self-giving heart.

Sri Chinmoy

Source: The Garland of Nation-Souls

Contributed by: Shane

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