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doubt

Philosophy the methodical device, esp in the philosophy of Descartes, of identifying certain knowledge as the residue after rejecting any proposition which might, however improbably, be false
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In contrast to previous research, identity diffusion also emerged as a negative predictor of religious doubting for female adolescents.
But I can't help wondering--after all the years I've wasted doubting myself, is there really any hope left for me of becoming a professional ballet dancer, or would you consider it wisest for me to study modern instead, although that isn't really what I want?
One is the gentle way that Jesus, in particular, tended to handle doubting people.
I can't say that to doubt the Holocaust is the same as doubting slavery in the American South or the Inquisition.
This is because the very act and process of doubting guarantees him surety of his existence.
In John's Gospel, when Doubting Thomas sees the risen Jesus, he exclaims "My Lord and my God
Moreover, Gilbert argues, just as healthy people immediately believe what they see, doubting their eyes only on rare occasions, so must they initially believe what they read or hear, if only for a fleeting moment.
You just don't want to lose too many games because then you starting doubting yourself.