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Synonyms for debunking

the exposure of falseness or pretensions


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Second, to what degree were people encouraged to think extensively about the information debunking the false information?
Chapter 25 comes down heavy on TV for doing so much to disseminate the kind of disinformation he has been debunking.
Below is a current list of a myths and dangers that HCG True Diet is debunking.
He upholds this explanation and in individual chapters, takes issue with four defenses of the government's account of 9/11: Michael Bronner's essay "9/11 Live: The NORAD Tapes" from Vanity Fair, Without Precedent: The Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission by Thomas Kean and Lee Hamilton, documents by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and David Dunbar and Brad Reagan's Debunking 9/11 Myths: Why Conspiracy Theories Can't Stand Up to the Facts, an expansion of a Popular Mechanics article from 2005.
The Financial Post's Comment page, thanks to editors Terence Corcoran and Lawrence Solomon, has published an impressive collection of articles explaining the science and debunking the hysteria.
He also possesses a fine comic mind which, in his new show, he sets to debunking seven of the laziest stereotypes of disability.
Efthimiou's debunking logic: On January 1, 1600, the human population was 536,870,911.
Debunking myths such as "you have to sell out to grow", Getting to Scale addresses how to responsibly increase business size while maintaining ownership and control, how to adapt to corporate culture, how to access greater capital and markets, and much more.
You still sense a little nervousness when debunking many of the standard, often nonsense, ideas of the great and the good of the architectural establishment.
Throughout the English world the words of the Pope were interpreted by the media to mean that he was debunking all modern music (see cartoon, a sample of several others).
Being realists about Gandhi, we can build on that portion of his legacy that withstands debunking while retaining the mythic ideal of his boundless concern as a model to emulate in our pursuit of social justice.
Watson gives us juicy tidbits about the discovery of the DNA molecule and infighting in the scientific community, as well as debunking theories such as eugenics.
So Levin made ``Protocols of Zion,'' in which he studies a wide, raucous array of current bigotries while debunking passages from the book itself.
The more outrageous the science, the greater they delight in debunking it.
AU's mailing, and in particular its Cerny memorandum, provides information from court cases and the IRS debunking such rhetoric.