faith based on a series of beliefs but not formalized into a religion; also, a fixed coherent set of beliefs prevalent in a community or society
This is a belief system planted firmly in the “necessity is the mother of invention” school of production.
In religion, or astrology, or any other belief system, revision is a kind of defeat.
Not even a daily reshuffling of his belief system that would give a less optimistic man cardiac arrest.
What if, however, my belief system is just my way of explaining away a strange and annoying syndrome to myself?
Well, this conversation comes from a hostile point of view where I have to answer for my belief system.
If you cherry-pick science so that it resonates with your belief system, you are not understanding how science works.