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|And even if it turned out that what we believe by faith was true, whatever pleasure |
we gained from that fact would be a stolen one. This supposes, of ... BELIEVING
WHAT YOU KNOW AIN'T SO These are important questions. Even the early ...
|Tozer, A. W. Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation. - |
Trueblood, Elton Faith is believing what you know ain't so. - Twain, Mark It was
the schoolboy who said, Faith is believing what you know ain't so. - Twain, Mark
Do you ...
|have faith that he'll win, new counter-evidence would not take the wind out of |
your sails; it would not deter you; it would ... 36 But no one goes as far as Mark
Twain: faith is ''believing what you know ain't so''!37 Let's set aside the excesses
|Whatever else faith might involve, pretty much everyone agrees that having faith |
in a proposition involves believing that it is ... believing what you know ain't so.''4
Of course, it can't be that faith is literally believing what you know to be false.
|that eventually overturned belief in phlogiston.36 We have to ask: does the faith |
in question sustain the believers in their ... opponents were closer to Pudd'nhead
Wilson (“Faith is believing what you know ain't so”—faith(1)) than to faith(8). as i ...
|“Faith and fear can't exist in the same person,” offered a visitor. “I keep |
remembering,” said a fourth, “that Mark Twain called faith 'believing what you
know ain't so.'” It seems perverse at times to take a society of control freaks and
make giving ...
|All three of those notions seem to be very simple concepts, but if you really put |
some thought into it, they aren't simple at all. Like many ... The great American
writer, Mark Twain said, “Faith is believing what you know ain't so.” I don't think
|For example, one can now pick up a Random House dictionary and find that the |
first entry for the word “belief” is “an opinion ... Like the schoolboy who quipped
that “Faith is believing what you know ain't so,” many sensitive, thoughtful people
|He seems to have adopted the definition of religion attributed to Mark Twain's |
apocryphal schoolboy, “Faith is believing what you know ain't so.”4 Dawkins's
definition of faith is “blind trust, in the absence of evidence, even in the teeth of ...
|Just as James 3:1 warns, “Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers |
and sisters, because you know that we will be judged more strictly” (NET), so also
there is a real ... Faith is “believing what you know ain't so” (Mark Twain). 3.