Are beliefs voluntary? —— Research on the factors affecting belief


  • Karen Zheng Deng



beliefs; Influencing factor; unconsciousness; voluntary.


Belief is regarded as a powerful emotion and ideology, which is people's views and beliefs about life and the world. It is an indispensable factor in the development of human society and can change a person's lifestyle, values and life goals. The origin of belief is not only related to the psychological needs of individuals, but also inseparable from social and cultural influences. In the course of the evolution of human society, people have gradually formed a belief system, from which various religious beliefs and sects are derived. This paper argues that beliefs are not voluntary because beliefs are not innate and invariably shaped by individual characteristics and one’s place within society.


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How to Cite

Deng, K. Z. (2024). Are beliefs voluntary? —— Research on the factors affecting belief. Journal of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, 34, 123-126.