Theory requires observation or defining principal to define the theory<quoted text>
Maybe you are starting to understand.
Now go back and read where I said you went wrong.
Then look up theory and belief. Theory is a belief, or sure slanted that way. They both require a faith in the accuracy of one's thought logic.
Now, look at the topic of this thread.
Are you an atheist or an agnostic now?
Belief is opinion that requires nothing more than trust.
Look up the definitions and try and make an educated decision as to whether theory is belief
Here are the referance.com dictionary definitions just in case you find it too difficult to do a google search
[thee-uh-ree, theer-ee] Show IPA
noun, plural the∑o∑ries.
1.a coherent group of tested general propositions, commonly regarded as correct, that can be used as principles of explanation and prediction for a class of phenomena: Einstein's theory of relativity. Synonyms: principle, law, doctrine.
2.a proposed explanation whose status is still conjectural and subject to experimentation, in contrast to well-established propositions that are regarded as reporting matters of actual fact. Synonyms: idea, notion hypothesis, postulate. Antonyms: practice, verification, corroboration, substantiation.
3.Mathematics . a body of principles, theorems, or the like, belonging to one subject: number theory.
4.the branch of a science or art that deals with its principles or methods, as distinguished from its practice: music theory.
5.a particular conception or view of something to be done or of the method of doing it; a system of rules or principles: conflicting theories of how children best learn to read.
[bih-leef] Show IPA
1.something believed; an opinion or conviction: a belief that the earth is flat.
2.confidence in the truth or existence of something not immediately susceptible to rigorous proof: a statement unworthy of belief.
3.confidence; faith; trust: a child's belief in his parents.
4.a religious tenet or tenets; religious creed or faith: the Christian belief.