A willing suspension of disbelief.

“‘A willing suspension of disbelief’ is a phrase coined by the poet and philosopher Samuel Taylor Coleridge. It refers to the act of intentionally setting aside one’s skepticism or critical thinking in order to fully immerse oneself in a work…”


3 responses

  1. Maybe what we really need is a willing suspension of belief… so we can realize what is really there?

    1. Yes (-;
      … to detect belief.

    2. Magdi Badawy Avatar
      Magdi Badawy

      Well said Ron. Interest in truth cannot include belief.
      The suspension of belief reveals truth.
      Parting of the clouds reveals the wide open sky.


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