Life's Bigger Picture

Everyone Lives By Faith

When it comes to understanding the nature of reality - how we got here, what the purpose of human beings is, etc. - I always used to think the world was divided between two camps: those who live by faith (religious people), and those who don't (secular people). 

While the former group makes the proverbial "leap of faith" to make their conclusions and act accordingly, the latter group is careful to remain within the realm of reason and empiricism to form the basis of their worldview.  

However, as I rigorously questioned my own beliefs over the past year, and investigated the various schools of thought and the history of ideas, I came to the surprising (to me, anyway) realization: