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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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If you want to work towards a world where it's much more rare, start in your own backyard--by dismantling the culture that denies sexual assault, defends the perpetrators, and disbelieves the victims.
(74) Additionally, it argued that the mere fact that a jury "might disbelieve some of the State's evidence" does not entitle the defendant to an instruction for a lesser included offense.
I disbelieve in the notion of "progress" and its concomitant assumption that change is, ipso facto, improvement.
Handique also added that there is no reason to disbelieve China, since the neighbouring country has already ruled out the diversion plan.
IF you want to know what sort of bets are most likely to be profitable for you, answer this question: "What do you believe that most other people disbelieve?" And if you won't hear it from me, hear it from Cassandra.
She was the woman who defied the odds to beat cancer, who was convinced a miracle had saved her and who were we to disbelieve? She went on to be a passionate champion of a number of Liverpool causes, a hugely successful fundraiser and community worker.
The Government then asks the public to disbelieve the long-term climate predictions of the groups that do get shortterm predictions correct.
Those who govern speak words full of power, Ones we disbelieve and distrust more and more, Their words promote war as being all for the good, Then bring silenced brave young home in boxes of wood.
It's hard to disbelieve in God when you're right next to him.
Suspend all willingness to disbelieve and accept that this is a very tall tale.
Likewise, it is stated "Those who believe, then disbelieve, then again believe, then disbelieve, and then increase in disbelief, Allah will never forgive them nor will He guide them to the way" (4:138).
I wouldn't disbelieve anything in this crazy country as it stands today.