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faith and truth
an interesting look at the motivations for faith, the pursuit of truth and the struggle to come to terms with both, by seyed rezavi of monkeyx,
It is said that faith cannot exist without doubt and therefore certainty is the opposite of faith for in certainty one believes that all the answers are known, whereas faith requires serious doubts and uncertainties to allow the adoption of ideas despite the sincerest and most profound doubts. Faith without doubt is bigotry.

Yet in the practice of religion, doubt is often given way to Truth. If religion is an expression of faith, organised and formulised over generations, is it right to say that faith when enshrined in doghma becomes certainty? So is truth and certaintly incompatible with faith?
the entire post is here.

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