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Conviction. Topic by Margaret
• What we'll do Conviction: Do we need to stand up or do we need to let go? Metaphysical meaning of conviction: The state of being convinced. Metaphysically, it is the divine assurance that comes to one when he is fully satisfied of the worth of Truth. Conviction refuses to be influenced by the senses because it is founded in spiritual thought A firmly held belief or opinion. "She takes pride in stating her political convictions" belief, opinion, view, thought, persuasion, idea, position, stance; (article of) faith, credo, creed, tenet, dogma "his deeply held political and religious convictions" A strong belief article of faith (noun)an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence. The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously. Samuel Butler “Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.” Thomas Carlyle We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. Franklin D. Roosevelt A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble. Mahatma Gandhi Please buy some food and/or drink as we get the room upstairs to ourselves. Please change your RSVP if you decide not to attend. • What to bring • Important to know

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