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sceptic

(archaic and US), skeptic
1. a person who habitually doubts the authenticity of accepted beliefs
2. a person who doubts the truth of religion, esp Christianity
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Concerned Believers and Cool Skeptics are of entirely different mindsets when it comes to how much they worry about global warming.
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.
In a statement, the council said: "We would like to make it clear Cardiff council has not refused to allow Cardiff Skeptics in the Pub to hold their event at the library as a result of the nature of the topics to be discussed.
Cardiff Skeptics had already booked Mr Sweeney and Prof Nutt to visit Cardiff in June and July and suggested their talks take place at the library.
Skeptics champion reasoned methodology, not blind belief.
Skeptics largely reject foundational Christian teachings.
The skeptics raised valid points and everybody should have been a skeptic two years ago," Muller said in a telephone interview.
DISCUSSION: The Skeptics (left to right) James Towey, Ais Reynolds, Dave McKeegan and Blake Hutchings
Moser's personifying evidence for God involves the claim that believers see the evidence for God because they are more open and conformed to the selfless love of God than are skeptics.
The inaugural meeting of the Newcastle group will kick off this Wednesday June 2nd with a talk from Ash Pryce, founder and president of the Edinburgh Skeptics Society.
Tomorrow at 8pm, the group will host its first talk, when Professor Chris French, co-editor of The Skeptic magazine, will speak on The Psychology of Anomalous Experiences at the Crown Hotel, Lime Street, Liverpool.
The reasons to disbelieve that humans are causing global warming are many and varied, skeptics say.