On Mar 18, 2014, at 2:35 PM, kirby urner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> We should be clear that the idea that "faith" is a "label" for a "state of mind" is in itself debatable. > > I'd link it more closely to "brand loyalty" which is not a "mental state" per se. > > You commit, beyond what is reasonable in some way, to an ideology. You become a "saint" by "club standards". > > Not a mental state, this "faith", not a "feeling" though specific feelings may be a *consequence* of one's faith (in a brand, religion, ideology, sports team etc.). Iconography is important.
You just took a bunch of very different contexts and mashed them all together. And this distills truth and meaning how? I mean, what is your point here? From your mash up, what is your answer to the following two questions?
1. Is the faith in religion the same as the faith in science? 2. If not, then how are they different?