By Natural Philosopher Mike Prestwood
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Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

From Year 0 (BCE/CE): 1843.5
Post Date: 06/11/1843

30 Phil, Chapter 31: In this new look at Kierkegaard’s notion of the “leap of faith” I transform it from a religious leap to a secular leap. While his leap is about belief in God, and more broadly a commitment to a set of values, with an OVM new look, I define a generic “leap of faith,” representing the decisions we make out of angst. The ones that lack certainty. Kierkegaard taught that certainty often lies beyond the reach of rational inquiry and evidence, and thus, requires a personal, non-rational leap of faith.

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