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to cause to be no longer believed or valued

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Of course, debunkers employed the same technology to unmask frauds.
I'm no expert at disproving the irrational, but psychic debunkers have long pointed to verbal tricks, visual clues, psychological manipulations, online research and vague pronouncements such as "I sense you have an unresolved issue,'' a standard psychic staple.
Debunkers of the Doubleday myth stress baseball's urban origins.
That said, he avoids the judgementalism of "debunkers" and instead aims for constructive explanations that explain without "explaining away" people's paranormal experiences.
Those who have devoted their labors to understanding Genesis include Jews and Christians, believers and secularists (even debunkers), historians, theologians, literary scholars, painters, poets, novelists, authors of other scriptural compositions and more.
The evolutionary debunkers rarely lay out a master argument in premise-conclusion form, and I think that their antirealist criticisms can be interpreted in a variety of ways.
15 6(-) Red Lights ROBERT De Niro plays a psychic who is targeted by two professional paranormal debunkers, played by Sigourney Weaver and Cillian Murphy.
The softly-spoken Cork-born star got to work with another of his acting heroes as he was teamed with Sigourney Weaver, the pair playing two debunkers of the paranormal who cross paths with De Niro's legendary psychic.
The field's credibility was undermined by debunkers like journalist Paul Heuze, and by the negative results of a series of experiments carried out with Carriere at the Sorbonne in 1922.
An upper-class Englishwoman, a devout Christian and a lifelong celibate, Nightingale makes an easy target for careless debunkers. In fact, she was an astonishingly tough, brilliant and open-minded campaigner for progressive social and economic change.
Western debunkers claim fraud or hypnotic effect; the existence of energy known to the Chinese (qi) for 4000 years and to the Japanese (ki) for at least 1500 years doesn't fit their paradigm.
Some debunkers question whether a paper on precognition should be published in a major scientific journal at all.
Aaronovitch, as with other "debunkers," assumes himself that anyone questioning the official version of history's catalytic events is illogically introducing assumptions into the deliberation and thus following a faulty line of reasoning.
The shroud's age had created much uproar in 1988 when Oxford, Zurich and Arizona laboratories had dated it to being from sometime between 1260 and 1390 and now the Italian debunkers have even questioned its authenticity.