04.40 The liberarting power of doubting our doubts (Dealing with doubts 2)

In some sports like judo, players use their opponents’ strength against them. When we are assaulted by doubts, we too can…

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How pride can corrupt both faith and doubt …
Feb25

How pride can corrupt both faith and doubt …

We often equate pride with respect-demanding and self-congratulatory hubris. But it can appear much more subtly when …

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Doubt is a disease that makes the patient believe the doctor is sick
Dec25

Doubt is a disease that makes the patient believe the doctor is sick

Suppose a patient rejects a doctor’s advice, arguing that it is the doctor who is sick. Such a patient would be considered…

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Learning by doubting is like driving by braking
Dec31

Learning by doubting is like driving by braking

Suppose we are learning to drive a car and suddenly find it veering off course. We will promptly brake and avert any danger. But if that one near-accident makes us paranoid and we refuse to take our foot off the brake, we will never get anywhere.

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To lose one’s reason is bad, but to lose everything except one’s reason is far worse
Oct26

To lose one’s reason is bad, but to lose everything except one’s reason is far worse

Our reason, our rational faculty, is vital for keeping us intelligently regulated and purposefully directed in life. …

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Get out of the drought of doubt
Jul04

Get out of the drought of doubt

Doubt is a dangerous obstacle on the devotional path. In a heart scorched by doubt, the nectar of devotion gets evaporated…

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