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This is a companion piece to my one yesterday on truthful thinking. Beliefs are often debated here on Theologica. But, to many, why you believe what you do isn't' something they spend a lot of time on. They just know what they believe. It frequently comes down to "That's what I was taught". But, as frequent members here realize, there is more to belief than what you believe. There is WHY you…Continue
When I was a kid, one of the things I'd often see on the bathroom wall was the phrase "Sometimes I sit and think, and sometimes I just sit!". I found that amusing. Another common phrase I heard was "think before you speak". Both of these phrases, I believe, speak to a lot of absence in thinking. It isn't just a lack of thought that causes problems though. It is also bad thought processes.
Thinking, I believe, is a critical skill that is often lacking in our society.…Continue
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