Is Faith Ok? Essay

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I assume that you think it is irresponsible for someone on a jury to believe a defendant is guilty because of faith. Let us define "faith" in the following way: For a person to have faith in some claim is for the person to believe the claim without what he or she thinks is good justification. If my assumption is correct, then do you think it is irresponsible for people to have faith in the claim "God exists"? If you do, then explain why. If you don't then explain why. I think it is irresponsible to for someone on a jury to believe a defendant is guilty because of faith. When a jury uses their beliefs of whether the man committed the crime or not to determine a man’s fate those beliefs should have sound backing. In the definition we are using says faith is believing in a claim without good justification. I think it would be very irresponsible to convict a man of a crime he didn’t commit because you had faith he did it. When other people are hurt because of faith, I think it is irresponsible. There are times when I don’t think faith is irresponsible. If I had a child and they had cancer and all signs pointed badly, I would need faith to survive. Losing my child would ruin my world, and at the very least having faith would prolong my breakdown long enough for me to be there with my kid until the end. Faith, in this case, is not irresponsible. So faith in the claim “God exists”, I think, could go either way. My friend’s father has MS and it will eventually kill him. He turned to God as many people do when they face crisis. I don’t think faith is irresponsible in this case. He feels solace from believing he will go to heaven if he goes to church and does good by God’s standards. He doesn’t push his belief on anyone and rarely talks about it. Many believers are like this, and while I don’t condone having

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