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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 would distinguish belief as being a view you would champion and argue for, whereas acceptance would apply to a view you would not argue against.

    In other words, they are degrees along the same continuum to me.

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