Belief Is Nothing By David Hume Essays

777 Words Dec 18th, 2015 4 Pages
David Hume once stated, “Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm steady conception of an object, then what the imagination alone is ever able to attain. No matter whom you may ask in the world, all would have an absolute answer to what beliefs they operate from. For that reason, belief can be defined as “an internal desire that persuades an individual to operate in a certain way”. Whether it 's in religion, the certainty of a cause, or the acceptance of one 's self, the prevalent factor of belief is inevitable. Based on the enticement of one 's desire that solidifies the coax approach some beliefs may have.
It can be argued that religious beliefs can be the most debatable subject matter known to man. Wayne Grudem describes how mankind has this inner sense that God exists (141). With that said, it is understandable how an individual’s inner sense that God exists entices a desire that even in a blink of an eye one’s physical actions are aligned to the laws of a particular religion. This explains the various forms of religion such as, Christianity, Atheism, Scientology, Muslim and so many more that is controlled by one’s enticement that God exist. Also, it can be noted that Grudem explains how “some people deny this inner sense of God and even deny that God exists” (141). Hence, Atheism. From this we can conclude that despite society’s “believer’s” or “non-believer’s” opinions, reality shows that any form of religion is bound to happen regardless if you…

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