Feb 13

I want to believe

This is a doozy of a sentence from “The Fixation of Belief” by Charles Sanders Peirce:

Doubt is an uneasy and dissatisfied state from which we struggle to free ourselves and pass into the state of belief; while the latter is a calm and satisfactory state which we do not wish to avoid, or to change to a belief in anything else.

A little more straightforward:

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