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Old 10 January 2013, 01:17 AM
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Default Is "having faith" equivalent to "assuming"?

I just watched the latest few episodes of Extra Credits, dealing with religion in games

Part 1

Part 2

Response to criticism

In those episodes, they use a different definition of faith than what I am used to, that faith is the lack of absolute knowledge/certainty and that things like mathematical proofs that cannot be proven in all cases (sorry I don't know any of them) are taken on faith, which I would agree with using the above definition of faith, but I'm not sure if that definition is proper. But since words evolve, maybe it is a proper definition.

I want to know what y'all think about this: does "taking x on faith" and "assuming x" mean the same thing?
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