Ilm Level 5 Developing Critical Thinking

ILM Level 5 Developing Critical Thinking
AC 1.1 Explain the difference between beliefs, attitudes and values

Before determining what is the difference between beliefs, attitudes and values. You must firstly acknowledge what they are.
The dictionary definition of beliefs is;
  An acceptance that something exists or is true, especially one without proof:
  Something one accepts as true or real; a firmly held opinion:
  A religious conviction:
  Trust, faith, or confidence in (someone or something):

Beliefs are the things that we hold dearest to us, believing that they are true and correct. Most of the time though, there’s no proof or evidence to support these beliefs. The biggest belief in many people’s lives is religion. People’s religious beliefs can vary depending on their faith. Christians believe that God made the world in 7 days, when you die you will go to heaven or hell depending on how you conducted your life and that Jesus died on a cross. Jehovah’s Witnesses base their faith on Christianity but have different beliefs. They believe that when you die there is no heaven or hell and Jesus died on a stake not a cross, that’s why they do not use the cross in their faith.

Personally I don’t have a religious belief and believe in evolution. There are facts and evidence which prove that we have evolved over millions of years. I can’t believe that an unknown being created everything in 7 days, put 2 white people in the jungle and now we have the human race.


The dictionary definition of attitude is;
  A settled way of thinking or feeling about something:
  A position of the body indicating a particular mental state:
  Truculent or uncooperative behaviour:
  Individuality and self-confidence:

Attitudes are the positive or negative evaluation we make of something. As we grow, learn and experience things as individuals we form...