A Reflection On Human Values Essay

1252 Words Sep 16th, 2016 6 Pages
When we have faith in ourselves, we have faith in others. Gandhi says, “Intellect takes us along in the battle of life to a certain limit, but at the crucial moments it fails us. Faith transcends reason. It is when the horizon is the darkest and human reason is beaten down to the ground that faith shines brightest and comes to our rescue” (brainyquote). Human values tend to change over time, but faith is one that man will always need. Faith is believing that when you go to sit down in a chair at the dinner table it will hold. Saint Augustine said, “Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe” (GoodReads).We cannot see that the chair is stable by just our eyes, but we sit in it anyways because we know that the chair will hold from our trust and confidence in it.

Benjamin Franklin said, “The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason ” (ushistory). Man can choose to have faith and believe in the unseeable, because man does not need proof or season when talking about faith. In the bible Mark 9:23 Jesus says “ unto him, If thou canst believe this, all things are possible to him that believes.” When a man has faith anything is possible.

Religion is a big part of faith. Man trusts in God or gods to guide him and keep him safe. Man has always had faith in something or someone. 3500 years ago men believed in Zoroastrianism, the world 's first monotheistic religion, today Christianity can show just how wonderful having faith…

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