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Hi Bill Spight -
> Wrong definition.
>> conviction of the truth of some
>> statement or the reality of some being or
>> phenomenon especially when based on
>> examination of evidence
Interesting take on 'belief' - and the first I've ever seen using
'evidence' within it. Sounds like an apologist wrote that dictionary.
I've got, from the American Heritage -
>1. The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in
>2. Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or
>validity of something.
>3. Something believed or accepted as true, especially a particular tenet
>or a body of tenets accepted by a group of persons.
Beliefs rarely if ever rely upon evidence. Examinations of evidence is a
process of science.
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