Belief

Resistance, Belief, and Honesty

by Mike Sententia on August 20, 2017

How resistance oozes from the gap between conscious beliefs and true beliefs.

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When to Listen to Doubt

by Mike Sententia on June 14, 2015

How listening to doubt can lead to better questions, and better results.

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I’m an atheist. My father denigrated spirituality. Now I’m finding a respect for the spiritual.

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Why I’m Happy No One Believes in Magic

by Mike Sententia on January 17, 2014

You found my old blog. Thanks for visiting! For my new writing, visit mikesententia.com. There’s a meme in movies and tv that people used to believe in magic, and that magic used to be stronger because of it. That our current lack of belief has somehow stripped the world of magic. We can talk about […]

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If Energy Reduces Pain… (Implications of Beliefs)

by Mike Sententia on November 27, 2013

Much of science happens by simply noticing the implications of a belief.

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The True Cost of False Beliefs

by Mike Sententia on November 8, 2013

Why it’s dangerous to believe untrue-but-pleasant ideas.

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Belief and Basketball

by Mike Sententia on October 21, 2013

You need to believe your arms aren’t paralyzed. But you also need to be good at basketball.

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The Dangers of Eliminating Doubt

by Mike Sententia on April 12, 2012

And how to handle doubt without becoming overly credulous.

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Could Doubt be an Excuse?

by Mike Sententia on March 30, 2012

Is it possible that doubt doesn’t affect manifesting? An exercise in separating what you believe from what you know.

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Untested Beliefs, Strongly Held

by Mike Sententia on March 12, 2012

A great but subtle danger to insight: Untested beliefs, strongly held.

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