Why is believing in something important?
When can believing become bad or destructive?
What do you most strongly believe? Why?
What do you believe is the meaning of your life?
What it means in believing something is placing your trust in the things you believe. There is no true belief if there is no trust present. In the story, “the
Wemmick”, Punchinello tried to be special like the other Wemmicks who got more stars than dots. When he attempted doing things and failed, he would be given by the others dull grey dots. He meets a Wemmick named Lucia who has either no dots or stars on her and offers punchinello to go see the woodcarver, Eli. When
Punchinello visited the woodcarver, Eli told Punchinello that what the other wemmicks thinks shouldn’t matter and all that matters is what he thinks and he thinks punchinello is special. You shouldn’t be bothered by what other people think about you and that the stickers only stick if you let them. The more you trust in yourself, the less the you will care about the words of the others that bring you down. Eli believes punchinello was special because he made him and he thinks he doesn't’ makes mistakes.
In the past, believing created destructive events. People fought each other in wars for centuries and killed each other over religious beliefs, philosophies and ideologies. However, nowadays, Some still fight over their beliefs while others don't mind. I believe strongly that a
There are lots of things people believe in, but the sole act of "believing in" is common to all.
Anthropologically speaking and without much metaphisics involved, believing is something means