I found this excellent definition of faith. Do you agree with it? Do you have a better definition?

"Faith is by definition belief without evidence – it’s pulling things out of your ***; it’s clinging to things that you might well know are faintly ridiculous; it’s putting up barriers to honest enquiry; it can be used as an impediment to curiosity and intellect, and it is simply the most ridiculous method of... show more "Faith is by definition belief without evidence – it’s pulling things out of your ***; it’s clinging to things that you might well know are faintly ridiculous; it’s putting up barriers to honest enquiry; it can be used as an impediment to curiosity and intellect, and it is simply the most ridiculous method of discovering or knowing anything about reality. It’s not a virtue – and it shouldn’t be a virtue in wider society any more than it would be in a court of law."
-- Heather Dalgleish, Scotland
Update: The quote from Heather is part of a long article. You read the whole thing at http://darwinkilledgod.blogspot.com/2019...
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