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Offline Garuda

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Faith and Ego
« on: November 07, 2013, 12:06:39 PM »
What is the difference between 'Faith' and 'Ego' ?

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Re: Faith and Ego
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2013, 12:12:54 PM »
faith  n.
1. Confident belief in the truth, value, or trustworthiness of a person, idea, or thing.
2. Belief that does not rest on logical proof or material evidence. See Synonyms at belief, trust.
3. Loyalty to a person or thing; allegiance: keeping faith with one's supporters.
4. often Faith Christianity The theological virtue defined as secure belief in God and a trusting acceptance of God's will.
5. The body of dogma of a religion: the Muslim faith.
6. A set of principles or beliefs.

e·go n.
pl. e·gos
1. The self, especially as distinct from the world and other selves.
2. In psychoanalysis, the division of the psyche that is conscious, most immediately controls thought and behavior, and is most in touch with external reality.
3.
a. An exaggerated sense of self-importance; conceit.
b. Appropriate pride in oneself; self-esteem.
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Re: Faith and Ego
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2013, 06:37:40 PM »
Where is the line drawed between faith(trustworthiness) and ego(pride,self-esteem) ?