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skep‚ÄČtik

  • n  someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs

  • The President's health-care address was more targeted at the public than the Congress, but now he has to focus his powers of persuasion on the skeptics in his own backyard.
  • How do you persuade skeptics? When we married, my husband was the biggest skeptic there was.
  • When asked that question by Michael Shermer, publisher of Skeptic magazine, King replied, For the most part, Im a skeptic, like you.
News & Articles

  • National standards skeptic named to Ind. board
    National standards skeptic named to Ind. board Neal, a former Indianapolis Star editorial page editor who teaches at St. Richard's Episcopal School in Indianapolis, wrote that she had reviewed many textbooks promoted by publishers as "Common Core-aligned" and found they weren't better than current materials. "Education reformers should stop reinventing the wheel and focus their attention on the ...
    June 15, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle
  • The Digital Skeptic: Through Google Glass You See Start of Value on Web
    The Digital Skeptic: Surviving the Google Glass Crash The Digital Skeptic: Copyrights save Google Glass NEW YORK (TheStreet) --I've got to hand it to FX Nuttall -- yep, that really is what this Google exec's business card says. When I asked him his company's plans for Google Glass, he didn't mince words. "They launch the technology, then they figure out how to make money," he told me over coffee ...
    June 13, 2013 - TheStreet.com
  • The Digital Skeptic: Through Google Glass You See Start of Value on Web
    The Digital Skeptic: Surviving the Google Glass Crash The Digital Skeptic: Copyrights save Google Glass NEW YORK (TheStreet) --I've got to hand it to FX Nuttall -- yep, that really is what this Google exec's business card says. When I asked him his company's plans for Google Glass, he didn't mince words. "They launch the technology, then they figure out how to make money," he told me over coffee ...
    June 13, 2013 - TheStreet.com
Quotes

  • Scott Garrett in International Herald Tribune
    Forgive me if I am a skeptic ...... when I hear that if we only have a systemic regulator it will never happen again,Rep. Scott Garrett, a New Jersey Republican, told Geithner.
  • Ricky Gervais in Newsweek
    I'm a skeptic across-the-board of ghosts and elves and ESP and the afterlife. But it doesn't change the fact that the romance of Hollywood lets you take someone on board on a journey against their will, really, if it's done well,Gervais said...

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