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someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs

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In 2002, consultants Gary Williams and Robert Miller analyzed the decision-making styles of 1,600 American executives and classified them into five categories: charismatic, thinker, skeptic, follower and controller.
Because climate change skeptics are a minority in Germany (Metag et al.
Concerned Believers are also weighted a bit more toward women and young adults, while the profile of Cool Skeptics skews decidedly male and older.
Some two-thirds of post-crash skeptics said they had changed their view of the market to risky, versus one-third of all respondents, and 43% said they had switched to more conservative investing or financial products, compared with 22% of the total respondents.
None of this evidence is overwhelming, but it suggests that religious skeptics will identify with all humanity to a greater extent than religious believers, and the gap between identifying with neighbors, compatriots and all humanity will be smaller for religious skeptics.
Science, Skeptics, and UFOs will be featured in Frankfurt Book Fair 2014, to be held between 8 and 12 October 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany.
Most of the skeptics, Randi especially, often suggest that people, including investigators and researchers, "jump to conclusions," that is, presume that an event can only have a paranormal explanation--because, according to Randi, they wish it to be so.
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.
Even the nature lovers among us do this in a world replete with an abundance of information and technological advances, skeptics or not.
Moreover, it should be added that it is not only skeptics who have challenged Putnam's intuition.
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.