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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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Both thinkers and skeptics conduct exhaustive interrogations of new ideas.
Google backs not only the hyper-conservative Cato Institute, but also the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), which are among the most influential players of the organized climate skeptic scene.
2013), the discourse is fiercely polarized with the so-called skeptics rejecting this mainstream position and promoting their denial of climate change (Elgesem, Steskal, & Diakopoulos, 2015; Hobson & Niemeyer, 2013; Sharman, 2014).
All of the "Concern Believers" were worried a "great deal" about global warming, compared to 52 percent of the "Mixed Middle" and again 0 percent of the "Cool Skeptics.
On the flip side, Cool Skeptics uniformly believe the news about global warming is exaggerated, while none worry a great deal about climate change.
The emergence of post-crash skeptics from both generations was "eye-opening," according to Katie Libbe, Allianz Life vice president of consumer insights.
Religious skeptics are sometimes stereotyped as having no particular beliefs or convictions.
The skeptics are small minorities in each country, but carry excessive influence with media that prioritize balance over understanding.
BookWhirl, a self-publishing company and book marketing services provider for self-published authors, announced on Tuesday that B Timothy Pennington has published Science, Skeptics, and UFOs, a scientific look at UFOs.
My lesson: Discount anything that's said by the CEO of a company's competitor and question other skeptics, too.
The focus instead is on the actions and psychology of the skeptics.
Vigenin acknowledged the serious challenges facing Brussels, to win over the skeptics, who have lost faith in institutions as a result of the economic, social, and political crisis in the past years.