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Disbelief

See also Skepticism.
Capys
Trojan who mistrusted Trojan Horse; cautioned against bringing it into the city. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 50]
Cassandra
no one gave credence to her accurate prophecies of doom. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 51]
Gerstein, Kurt
anti-Nazi German; nobody credited his story of atrocities. [Ger. Hist.: Wigoder, 210]
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I disbelieve in the notion of "progress" and its concomitant assumption that change is, ipso facto, improvement.
This finding was so counterintuitive that some "experts" chose to disbelieve it: Joe McIllhaney Jr.
He will say that the nation is in danger, that democracy and liberty are at stake, and that we must therefore send ships and planes to destroy our new enemy, and we will have no reason to disbelieve him.
Despite the naysayers who disbelieve California's ability to follow through, Hogye expects "to see other states come on board because it's a good law and process and they'll want to be a part of it.
But it seems to me to be against all logic to disbelieve in a creator, or a Divine Father, and at the same time proclaim that "humans are basically equal.
I truly believe that the vast majority of the British public, particularly in Wales, instinctively disbelieve the reasons and excuses given for this war and are fundamentally opposed to any attack on Iraq.
But this doesn't mean to say that I then disbelieve any thing that follows.
I am an atheist, perhaps even an embittered aheist, described by George Orwell in his book, Down and Out in Paris and London , as "the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him".
There really wasn't any reason to disbelieve it," comments Ken Moody of Lawrence Livermore (Calif.
Airbus` senior vice president said on 17 December that `I do disbelieve it` because not only did most buyers have to disclose information to financial markets, both manufacturers are usually aware of what the other is involved in because they are usually both approached by the same customers.
He admitted to John McQuillan he dived and I have no reason at all to disbelieve any of my players.
He was preempted by the very Wag the Dog scenario that everyone at the time professed to disbelieve as too obvious - although it was scarcely less obvious than The Starr Report's strategic publication six weeks before the election.