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Believe and Faith......

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Sowbagyavathy Dr.Anandi Ramakrishnan, Greetings.

With due respect to your message, my understanding is slightly different. Belief is accepting something without any proof or evidence; faith is belief, based on religion... still accepting something without evidence.

When the people saw the tight-rope walker performing the feat they 'knew' he could do it, since there was evidence of his performing the feat.

There is a difference between belief and faith. Belief is placed on human beings or things we see. For example, I believe in my skills.. I believe my car would take me to Sydney without breaking down... I believe my friend would lend me a hand to clean-up my home....

We have faith in higher beings. We have faith in God. Or faith in someone we trust almost equal to God, like faith in Guru.

Raghy Ji,

I disagree with your reply on faith. We can also have faith in our abilities or in our friends because faith is something that comes with times. If I was to relook at difference in belief and faith.

Belief comes with hard facts backing whatever we are listening whereas faith comes after experiencing the same thing over a period of time.

The belief in the above story was because of the fact that the people saw the man walking the tightrope however the only one to have faith in the same tightrope walker was his assistant as he had the experience of sitting on his shoulder over the tightrope.
Dear Raghy Madam
You are right. We have faith in God, without that superior power with Whom we will share our sorrows, to Whom we will offer our prayers, We have faith in our parents and family, that is the hope we keep with ourselves to live our life smoothly. May be the writer is trying to say that sometimes, what we see we do believe in that, but when it comes to risk our lives we lose our faith in that. Other that the Superior Power of God, Parents and few other closest people we won’t keep full faith in what we see and believe. We need reassurance again and again before we create faith in that. May be the writer was trying to put it like this way. This is the concept I got from this topic. We can interpret in your way too. In a positive way, all can put in their opinion and can take it in their life too. Right Madam???
With respects
Sowbagyavathy Dr. Anandi Ramakrishnan, Greetings.

I am a male member. Raghavan is shortened to Raghy. By the way, Raghy is the real name by which I am addressed at work.

I don't wish to split the hair and get into a debate with you, please. Still I think, you are mixing 'knowledge' and 'belief'. I am not a learned person though. I don't wish to reiterate. I wish to leave it here, please.

[FONT=&quot]I am so sorry sir, by your name, I misunderstood that to be a lady name. Please pardon me for the same. It was not intentional. Sir, I am just sharing some materials which I come across. From the concept I grasp some meaning and other readers can grasp other ideas and meanings. There is nothing like debate or argument sir, we are just sharing something. From your opinion I get something new, and may be from my materials you too can get some new ideas. For the misunderstanding please forgive sir. I am so sorry for the confusion. Respects. Anandi[/FONT]
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