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Dudley Dowell
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Wed, Dec 31, 2014 - 12:00 AM

What's the effect of religious belief in pacifying the heart of human being?


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Bo Bennett, PhD
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The pacifying effect of religious beliefs only pacify those who really believe. There are those of us who find other ways to face the hardships of reality—other ways of looking at the world without relying on "faith" that can be very positive. Also, there are some personality types that are less tolerant of uncertainty—these are the personalities of the individuals who have increased anxiety when the answer is "we don't know." We don't need superstition, religion, or faith to make it through the hardships in life. But not all of us are able to cope with the naturalistic probabilities of reality, that is why the supernatural possibilities are so common.
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