The Argument For Proof Of Clifford's Belief

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Clifford’s argument for proof in order to support a belief, he suggests that unless a belief influences the holder to take action, in this case to examine and repair the ship, one does not truly have a belief at all. I found this interesting because that particular statement mirrors a portion of Kierkegaard’s existentialism argument, which suggests that one’s passion, or heartfelt belief, is lived out by action. Kierkegaard, of course, goes further and suggests that it is in the action where one lives his existence based on his inward passion. Clifford, too, goes further with his statement, proposing that if one does not act immediately upon his beliefs, it is stored for future guidance, added in with other beliefs, and eventually will cause

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