Originally posted by karoly aczel
Let me put my position another way: It is good to belive and be 'fluid' about what you aspire to . It is not good to have beliefs set in stone.
the points I make on this forum are about higher (or subtle) learning
On the base level some good positive beliefs are no doubt beneficial,once we move to more psycological,(inner)learning Beliefs set in stone can be a limiting thing
I agree. For example, as a Christian I have had many beliefs once set in stone but later altered yet I still believe in the teachings and mission of Christ. Just like Winston Churchhills beliefs about freedom, Christs teachings and mission was just and pure and are about freedom as well. Fredeom from what you may ask? It is about freedom from sin in my life, it is about freedom from death, hell, and the grave. Just like Christ once said, he who the Son sets free is free indeed!! That is the good news of the gospel. Therefore, I believe they will prevail no matter the circunstances that say it is utter futility. To say that one has all the answers would be to make oneself God, however, to say that the answers are not out there or that a God is out there who has all the answers is obviously wrong.
Without beliefs, however, we are a walking generality without goals or purpose. Belief is what shapes our reality around us. Even you have beliefs although I think you only had religious beliefs in mind when you started this thread.