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someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs

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Science, Skeptics, and UFOs will be featured in Frankfurt Book Fair 2014, to be held between 8 and 12 October 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany.
Over the same period of time, the ranks of Cool Skeptics have swelled, while the Mixed Middle -- once the largest group -- has declined modestly.
McLuhan suggests that accepting these second-hand confessions at face value is convenient for the skeptics, allowing them to dismiss the case without further comment.
On Wednesday, the library told Cardiff Skeptics the library manager had decided it "wouldn't be able to do it", but offered no further explanation.
It comes after staff at the library last month asked Cardiff Skeptics whether they would be interested in holding events at the PS98m council building on The Hayes.
The subtitle is actually a bit of a misnomer, since he does not seem to be so much so skeptic as someone who Believes ardently in the power of nature to soothe what ails us.
Brueckner's opponent throughout the book is the skeptic who says that it is logically possible that none of our beliefs are true.
First held in 2003 and colloquially referred to as TAM, it's the annual mecca for skeptics around the world.
Skeptics have questions surrounding Penn State University and the thoroughness of its investigation of the legitimacy of top climatologist Michael Mann.
The study identified three groups - skeptics, nominal Christians, and devout Christians.
Muller's research team carefully examined two chief criticisms by skeptics.
LIKE-MINDED critics have launched a Coventry branch of Skeptics in a pub holding talks on paranormal, pseudoscience and philosophy.
Traditionally, both skeptics and theists alike have pursued evidence for a divine being without first asking what kind of evidence a specifically morally perfect being worthy of worship would make available, and without asking whether our human moral predicament makes any difference to the availability of that evidence.
Newcastle Skeptics in the Pub is an informal social event designed to promote fellowship and social networking among skeptics, critical-thinkers, rationalists and other like-minded individuals.
and the newly-formed Merseyside Skeptics Society is inviting you to come and find it.