Faith and Intuition

Faith Knowledge
Meaning
  • A belief in a predetermined set of values
  • Complete belief or trust in something or someone
  • Facts, information, and skills all acquired through education or experience
Problems/issues
  • Distracts from fact as one can believe in their perceived God over concrete facts because of their own herd mentality
  • Causes an automatic cognitive bias
  • Knowledge is not always accurate, therefore what has been accepted by a community may cause the individual to have false information
  • Can be influenced by the belief of many to reflect others’ values rather than what the individual knows to be true
Justifications as WOK
  • Allows us to look closely at the reasoning behind others’ perspective; understanding religious works, or pious members of society’s teachings
  • All information that we learn is considered knowledge, therefore should be considered as a way of knowing.

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