Faith?

The different applications of faith fallacy employed by religious faithists’ make faith a magical catch all term projected as ‘hope’, ‘trust’, ‘commitment’, ‘confidence’, ‘belief’, ‘justification’, and ‘knowledge.’ Nevertheless, just claiming a thing is so does not make it so. Should one not ask why put faith in faith? Is faith in every form rational? Is faith in any form a reliable method for knowing the valid aspects of anything? We who are even a little rational would, and should, say NO. In the intellectually honest accusation of valid and reliable truth, knowledge or confidence in belief, faith as a method is about the most unreasonable choice one could make for it is like a carnival of clowns, faith you see compared to reason must always plays the fool....

The Faith Fallacy vs. Critical Thinking

The faith fallacy is an impairment in critical thinking starting and ending with circular reasoning assuming they are right, such as the act of faith validating faith (begging the question fallacy); makes jumps in logic that don’t follow logic (non-sequitur fallacy); questionable cause like proposing false cause and effect (post hoc fallacy); incomplete evidence, suppressing evidence, or selectively uses facts a propaganda technique (cherry picking fallacy); makes false or misleading comparisons (false equivalence or analogy fallacy); over generalizes (hasty or faulty generalization fallacy) asserts that lots of peoples agree (bandwagon fallacy) asks for special treatment or a double standard, attempting an exception for faith (Special pleading fallacy). Contrary to the faith fallacy tactics of using fallacious reasoning to try to persuade blind faith, critical thinkers would try to persuade by offering relevant evidence and valid reasoning, that a conclusion is true or likely to be...