We all rely on the media, on newspapers, on TV, to tell us what has happened in the world.
muni wrote: Lets say blind faith is clinging mind, faith or devotion is the surrender of grasping to a self
MalaBeads wrote: the suffering itself then becomes the teacher.
MalaBeads wrote: They rely on the perception of other students for their interpretations of the teachers words and behavior, of their interpretations of other students.
NyimaDorje wrote:What is the opposite of faith? It is doubt.
What is doubt? According to Kuntuzangpo in the Kuntuzangpo Monlam:
"The mind of dualistic grasping is doubt"
Does that mean to relinquish dualistic grasping is to have true faith?
Is faith and realization the same thing?
Blind faith is doubt appearing to be faith.
You tell a fundamentalist anything that their god doesn't exist
and see how defensive they get.
Is that reaction none other than a manifestation of doubt?
Blind faith is running away from truth.
Faith is knowing the truth.
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