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What is the difference between believing and accepting?

Michael Shermer talks about false beliefs. What if we accept rather than believe. Is that different? I think Buddhists would differentiate between the two

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    Jan 27 2012: I think in this context, accepting is believing.Which is distinctly different to knowing.

    Knowing requires some form of evidence. Believing just requires you have faith in it being correct.Accepting means you believe in it, but not neccessarilly through evidence.

    In any cause, the lines can be blurred to see it any which way you want.

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