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Comment 3 by crookedshoes

So, a belief system is a tool kit that a person carries and uses to surmount or at least confront the issues that present themselves on a given day or at a given moment. This tool kit may not be ideal but by the time a person gets to a certain age, they have used the tools so many times that it is all they know.

Very true! That is why those who have been told "doubt is sin", and have been discouraged from investigating wider ideas, have such a narrow limited view and nothing to build on beyond this.

Wed, 25 Apr 2012 10:31:20 UTC | #937170