Evidence-based Belief

Mount St. Helens

Updated on May 8, 2021

Joe believes he won’t get a raise, so he doesn’t ask for one. Julie believes the stock market will make gains, so she invests. Kevin believes that God doesn’t love him, so he returns the favor.

We all believe something, and we all live according to what we believe. What we believe matters.

Truth is reality, and it’s best to live in accordance with reality. Thus, life is better when we believe the truth.

The best way to find truth is by following the evidence — facts, reason, and experience. Belief (by definition) does not stand on proof. However, sound belief stands on compelling evidence. Evidence-based beliefs are less likely to be shaken and more likely to be true.


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