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Though skepticism as a philosophy dates back to Scottish philosopher David Hume (1711-1776), magician Harry Houdini (who exposed fraudulent psychic mediums in the 1920s), and even earlier, it was not until the 1970s that a formalized skeptical movement emerged.
o 3.1 Rupert Sheldrake o 3.2 The "skeptical conspiracy"
However, on August 25, Goddard retracted his claim (http://www.desmogblog.com/arctic-ice-melt-mediamisinformation-retracted) , saying that “… it is clear that the NSIDC graph is correct, and that 2008 Arctic ice is barely 10% above last year - just as NSIDC had stated.” Joe Romm at ClimateProgress reported (http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2008/08/25/203013/a-newolympic-record-for-retraction-of-a-denier-talking-point/?mobile=nc) that the retraction may have been too late, as Goddard’s article had already received over 70 references by blogs and websites skeptical of man-made climate change.
Brands with a broader presence will certainly be sort of significantly less skeptical when publishing content by way of social hubs that have been deemed in the past "fringe."
So I slowly became more and more skeptical about everybody and everything around me, skeptical about social structures, political systems, religious beliefs, even scientific theories because none of them matched with my experience of life.
You might be skeptical and ask why you should even listen to me and I totally understand you!
Patterson said he’s never met anyone who has come to believe the existence of “big foot” first off “unless he came face to face with one.“ On the other hand, he has never found a person yet, no matter how skeptical, who didn’t become a believer after they really looked into the matter.
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‘‘Rebuttal of a skeptical thesis would entitle us to withhold it, and a rebuttal based on successful criticism of a sufficiently wide range of skeptical arguments might warrant regarding skepticism as, say, probably false;
That being said, I’m not a big fan of public debates and have always been skeptical of their value, viewing them as more entertainment than educational.
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Consumers are essentially telling marketers that they meet all content in paid channels with a skeptical eye.
Many students are skeptical about taking up Marketing as specialization as one does not become the VP of Marketing immediately after the course.
We are, however, equally committed to the value of robust dialogue and debate, and are naturally skeptical of absolutist views on any issue of importance, including the role of the First Amendment.