Thread: Faith

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    Secular Buddhist teacher Stephen Batchelor and Soto Zen teacher Brad Warner talk for approx. 5 minutes about faith.

    Any thoughts about their conversation in the video ?

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    Brad Warner I think described faith very well. About believing in the tangible and letting go of the intangible. He mentioned believing his teacher because he saw the results in him, and not thinking he was lying to him. Good topic

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    I like how he equates Buddhist faith with trust. That is the right word.

    Belief is when you accept something because of the evidence. Faith is when you accept something without evidence. Trust is when you accept something because of the demonstrated character of the speaker, subject to future verification. At least that is how it seems to me.

    Om mani padme hum

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